A.T. Havens journal

A.T. Havens journal

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Havens, A. T.
Title: A.T. Havens journal
Dates: 1842-1843
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1337 to MS 1341)
Coll. Number: ms1337(m)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a journal of A.T. Havens for his trip through Georgia and Florida from 1842-1843. Haven's entries describe the scenery along the St. John's River and Jacksonville (Fla.); his arrival at Picolata, a military post; life at the post; plantations; descriptions of St. Mary's (Ga.) and St. Augustine (Fla.); his religious views; slaves and their homes; railroads; and descriptions of Savannah, Macon, and Albany, Georgia. Also mentions encountering General Charles Floyd, Walter T. Colquitt, Bishop Stephen Elliott, and E.A. Nesbit.


Index Terms

Albany (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Colquitt, W. T., (Walter Terry), 1799-1855
Elliott, Stephen, 1806-1866
Florida--Description and travel.
Floyd, Charles
Fort Picolata (Fla.)--Description and travel.
Georgia--Description and travel.
Jacksonville (Fla.)--Description and travel.
Journals (accounts).
Macon (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Nesbit, Eugenius Aristides, 1803-1871
Plantations--Florida.
Plantations--Georgia.
Railroads--Georgia.
Saint Augustine (Fla.)--Description and travel.
Saint Marys (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Savannah (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Slavery--Florida.
Slavery--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

A.T. Havens journal, MS 1337. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Journal