E. H. George collection, 1804-1932

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: George, E. H., collector.
Title: E. H. George collection, 1804-1932
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 336
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Collection of legal and business papers collected by E.H. George of Louisville, Kentucky. Many of the records are from Baldwin (later Morgan) County, Georgia.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Biographical Note

E.H. George of Louisville, Kentucky, collected business and legal papers dating between August 4, 1804, and February 4, 1932, many of which originated in Baldwin (became Morgan) County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of business and legal papers dated between August 4, 1804 and February 4, 1932. Many of the papers originated in Baldwin (later Morgan) County, Georgia. Included among the papers are many deeds; a lottery certificate (1804); letters of administration; a marriage contract involving possession of about thirty Negro slaves and other property (1830); a general merchandise account (1827); receipt for the hire of Negro slaves (1836); a Quit Claim to a city lot in Madison, GA (1873); a contract for the sale of stock of the Apalachee Power Company; a stock certificate of the Tennessee Oil and Refining Company (1920); a Bill of Sale for a 1920 Ford Touring Car; a deed to 200 1/2 acres of land by Mrs. Mary A. Crawford to H. C. Morrison; an agreement for payment for land deeded to Asbury College (Kentucky) by Mrs. Crawford, along with three letters concerning this transaction (1926).

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Arranged in chronological order.

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Box Folder Content
1 1 1804-1873
1 2 1880-1932