Series 5
Box 21; OP10-11

Scope and Content Note

This series is composed of three dimensional objects used by members of Featherston, Tompkins, or Wright families. The series includes a knife, used by Lucius H. Featherston during the Seminole Indian War (ca. 1840) and on his plantation in Heard County; a conch shell used to call the slaves on the Nicholas Tompkins plantation in Franklin, Georgia; Bishop Andrew's reading glasses, and a pen knife.

Box Folder Content
21 1 Conch shell. Used ca. 1780-1860
21 2 Reading (eye) glasses. Belonged to Bishop James O. Andrew, ca. 1860 (brother in law to John Wright), approx. 4" long (2 pair)
21 3 Knife in sheath used in Seminole Indian War, ca. 1840, and afterward on Featherston plantation (where point was broken) - wood, metal, leather, 14" including sheath
21 4 pen knife metal, bone, 3" long
21 5 Photographic frame (ornate)
OP1 4 Lithograph: College Temple, Arcane Hall, Newnan, Georgia
OP1 5 Featherston family tree [photocopy]