Johnston family papers

Johnston family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Johnston family papers
Dates: 1836-1871
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (4 folders; housed with minor collections MS 1624 to MS 1629)
Coll. Number: ms1629(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

The Malcolm Johnston family were residents of Sparta in Hancock County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of documents and letters that deal primarily with the slaves of the Malcolm Johnston family. There is a one page listing of slaves and their births.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Johnston, Malcolm -- Correspondence
Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898 -- Correspondence
Records (documents)
Slave records--Georgia--Sparta.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Johnston family papers, MS 1629. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Account books
2Correspondence, 1836-1856, undated
3Land grant, 1837
4Papers re: slaves