Howell Cobb, Jr. certificate

Howell Cobb, Jr. certificate

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cole, Carleton B.
Creator: State Bar of Georgia.
Title: Howell Cobb, Jr. certificate
Dates: 1866
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 oversized folder A)
Coll. Number: ms1304

Biographical/Historical Note

Howell Cobb (1842-1909), son of General Howell Cobb, and an Athens attorney. He married Mary McKinley. He was a judge and a professor of law at the University of Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one document, datelined Bibb County "29th day of January 1866," is signed by Carleton B. Cole, Judge of the Superior Court of the Macon Circuit. It gives approval and admits Howell Cobb, Jr. to the Bar of the State of Georgia and assigns him "all the privileges of an attorney & counsellor & solicitor in the several courts of Law and Equity in this State." Entirely handwritten, it has the seal of Bibb County attached in the lower left corner.


Index Terms

Bibb County (Ga.)--Seal.
Certificates.
Cobb, Howell, 1842-1909 -- Career in law
Judges--Georgia--Athens.
Law teachers--Georgia--Athens.
Lawyers--Georgia--Athens.
Seals (artifacts)
University of Georgia. -- Faculty

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Howell Cobb, Jr. certificate. MS 1304. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
1ACertificate, 1866