|Creator:||Jones, Andrew Maybank|
|Creator:||Jones, Joseph, fl. 1811-1837|
|Title:||Andrew Maybank Jones family papers|
|Quantity:||0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)|
The collection consists of papers of Andrew Maybank Jones and other Jones family members from 1803-1874. Materials relating to Andrew Maybank Jones include correspondence (1861-1869); slave bills of sale (1853-1855); plantation accounts (1866) for freedmen which list name, type of provisions drawn, price, and time lost from work; promissory notes; and Confederate bonds. The correspondence includes a letter (1861) to Andrew Jones from his mother discussing fighting during the Civil War in Brunswick (Ga.) and letters (1865) discussing life during Reconstruction, farming, and problems with labor as well as correspondence (1869) between Jones and Mary Electa Dodge (Jones) before their marriage.
The collection also contains correspondence (1803-1834, with gaps), records of cotton sales (1836-1837) made by R. & W. King & Company for Joseph Jones, and newspaper clippings. The correspondence, addressed to Joseph Jones of Sunbury, Georgia, discuss locating a runaway slave, the public's attitude toward physicians, medical education, and Georgia politics, particularly differences in the Troup Party.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Andrew Maybank Jones family papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.