|Creator:||Clark, Samuel B., 1812-1865|
|Title:||Samuel B. Clark papers|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (6 folders; housed with minor collections MS 1497 to MS 1499)|
Samuel B. Clark (1812-1865), plantation owner of Brothersville, Richmond County, Georgia. Married Martha Rebecca Walker in 1837.
The collection consists of papers of Samuel B. Clark of Brothersville, Richmond County, Georgia, from 1787-1869 (with gaps). Includes indentures, a land survey, legal documents, and a plantation journal (1841-1869) containing business records pertaining to the Richmond County homestead, the Burke County (Ga.) farm, and land in Dooly County (Ga.). Entries include information on slave values, outlays for crops and household supplies, tax returns for Richmond and Burke counties, financial reports on building the McBean canal, and cotton sales.
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.
Samuel B. Clark papers, MS 1497. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.