|Creator:||Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868|
|Creator:||Cobb, Howell, 1842-1909|
|Title:||Cobb family papers|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 1479 and 1480)|
|Abstract:||This minor collection consists of papers of the Howell Cobb, Sr. and the Cobb family of Athens, Clarke County, Georgia. Consists primarily of correspondence to or from Howell Cobb Sr. and concerns mainly news of family and friends, law cases, and a few references to Reconstruction politics. One letter, dated Jan. 31, 1887 to Howell Cobb Jr. from Burton Harrison, discusses exiled Southerners living in Europe, meeting Jefferson and Mrs. Davis, and the improbability of Davis being brought to trial.|
Howell Cobb (1815-1868), lawyer, politician, Civil War officer, born in Jefferson County, Georgia. Cobb married Mary Ann Lamar and children included John A., Lamar, Howell, Jr., Mary Ann, and Sarah Cobb.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Cobb family papers, MS 1480. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Related collections in this repository: Other Cobb family papers.