William P. Dowman record book, 1833-1836

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dowman, William P.
Title: William P. Dowman record book, 1833-1836
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 900
Extent: 1 bound volume (BV)
Abstract:Record book of William P. Dowman, a Justice of the Peace in Houston County, Georgia.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Purchase, 2001.


[after identification of item(s)], William P. Dowman record book, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


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Collection Description

Biographical Note

William P. Dowman lived in Perry, Georgia (Houston County) during the nineteenth century and was a Justice of the Peace.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a single record book belonging to William P. Dowman, with entries dated from 1833-1836. The book contains accounts of legal cases, inventory lists, lists of white and African American children in his district, lists of jurors, and lists of taxpayers (both whites and free blacks).

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