Leander Newton Trammell papers, 1866-1900

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Trammell, Leander Newton, 1830-1900.
Title: Leander Newton Trammell papers, 1866-1900
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 236
Extent: .125 linear ft. (1 partial box)
Abstract:Correspondence of Georgia legislator Leander Newton Trammell, relating to Reconstruction and to other aspects of his career.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Leander Newton Trammell, Georgia legislator, was born June 5, 1830, in White County, Georgia, and died June 29, 1900, in Atlanta, Georgia. He studied law in Blairsville, Georgia, attended law school in Lebanon, Tennessee, and practiced law in Ringgold (1858) and Calhoun (1866), Georgia. Trammell represented Catoosa County in the Georgia legislature (1861), was a member of the Constitutional Convention (1867; 1877), was elected to and made president of the Georgia Senate (1870, 1873), and was made a member of the Georgia Railroad Commission (1881-1899; re-appointed four times).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence relating to Reconstruction and to other aspects of Trammell's career. Correspondents include Thomas M. Norwood, Alfred H. Colquitt, Alexander H. Stephens, and Thomas J. Simmons.

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Arranged in chronological order.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 August 18, 1866–November 10, 1874
1 2 January 1, 1875–July 20 1881
1 3 April 4, 1882-July 2, 1900