Thomas Carr family papers

Thomas Carr family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Carr family
Creator: Carr, Thomas, d. 1820
Title: Thomas Carr family papers
Dates: 1730-1891
Quantity: 4.5 Linear feet (11 document boxes, 1 oversize folder A)
Coll. Number: ms21

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Thomas Carr and his son, William A. Carr of Columbia County, Georgia from 1730-1891. Includes correspondence, bills, receipts, land grants, court records, bonds, and slave records. Materials mainly related to late 18th and early 19th century land speculation in Camden County (Ga.), Yazoo purchase, and northeast Georgia. Also includes some material relating to William Low (Mrs. Carr's grandson by her first husband).


Arranged in chronological order by record type.

Index Terms

Camden County (Ga.)
Columbia County (Ga.)
Land grants.
Low, William
Real estate investment--Georgia.
Slave bills of sale--Georgia.
Yazoo Fraud, 1795.

General Notes

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online through the Digital Library of Georgia:

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Carr family papers, ms21, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1733-1740 View online.
2Correspondence, 1766-1780 View online.
3Correspondence, 1781-1784 View online.
4Correspondence, 1784-1786 View online.
5Correspondence, April-September 1786 View online.
6Correspondence, October 1786-June 1787 View online.
7Correspondence, July 1787-October 1788 View online.
8Correspondence, November 1788-1789 View online.
9Correspondence, January-August 1790 View online.
10Correspondence, August 1790-January 18, 1791 View online.
11Correspondence, January-August 1791 View online.
12Correspondence, 1791-August 1792 View online.
21Correspondence, September-December 1792 View online.
Includes T. Carr Diary.
2Correspondence, January-May 1793 View online.
3Correspondence, June 3, 1793 View online.
4Correspondence, June-September 1793 View online.
5Correspondence, September-December 1793 View online.
6Memoranda Book, 1793 View online.
7Correspondence, 1794 View online.
8Correspondence, 1795 View online.
9Correspondence, 1796 View online.
10Carr, Thomas. Listed Properties, 1796, 1798-1812, 1812-1820 View online.
31Correspondence, November 1798-July 1799 View online.
2Correspondence, 1797-October 1798 View online.
3Correspondence, 1799 View online.
4Correspondence, 1800 View online.
5Correspondence, 1801 View online.
6Memoranda Book, 1801 View online.
T. Carr
7Receipt Book, 1801 View online.
T. Carr
8Receipt Book, 1802 View online.
9Receipt Book, 1803 View online.
10Receipt Book, 1804 View online.
41Correspondence, 1805 View online.
2Correspondence, 1806 View online.
3Correspondence, 1807 View online.
4Memoranda & Debt Book View online.
5Correspondence, 1808 View online.
6Correspondence, 1809 View online.
7Papers relating to Brownson, Reuben Estate, 1804-1809 View online.
8Correspondence, January-October 1810 View online.
9Correspondence, November 1810-May 1811 View online.
10Correspondence, June-December 1811 View online.
51Correspondence, January-June 1812 View online.
2Correspondence, July-December 1812 View online.
3Correspondence, 1813 View online.
4Correspondence, 1814 View online.
5Correspondence, 1815 View online.
6Correspondence, January-August 1816 View online.
7Correspondence, September - December 1816 View online.
8Correspondence, 1817 View online.
9Correspondence, 1818 View online.
10Carr, Elijah W. = Translation of Juvenal's Satires, 1818 View online.
11Correspondence, 1819 View online.
12Correspondence, 1820 View online.
13Correspondence, 1823 - 1832 View online.
61Correspondence, 1833 - 1840
2Correspondence, 1841 - 1842
3Correspondence, 1843 - 1845
4Correspondence, 1846 - 1847
5Correspondence, 1848 - 1849
6Correspondence, 1850 - 1854
7Correspondence, 1855 - 1859
8Correspondence, 1860 - 1868
9Correspondence, 1869 - 1877
10Lumpkin, E.K. Memoranda Book, 1877
11Correspondence, 1878 - 1891
71Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1782-1793 View online.
2Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1794-1796 View online.
3Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1797 View online.
4Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1798 View online.
5Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1799 View online.
6Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1800-1801 View online.
7Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1802 View online.
8Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1803 View online.
9Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1804-1805 View online.
10Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1806 View online.
11Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1807 View online.
12Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1808 View online.
81Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1809 View online.
2Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1810 View online.
3Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1811 View online.
4Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1812-1813 View online.
5Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1814-1815 View online.
6Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1816 View online.
7Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1817 View online.
8Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1818-1820 View online.
9Carr, Thomas. Payments by, Undated View online.
10Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1783-1802 View online.
11Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1803-1808 View online.
12Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1809-1820 View online.
13Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1793-1814 View online.
14Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1819-1826 View online.
15Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1827-1828 View online.
16Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1829-1832 View online.
17Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1833-1841 View online.
18Carr, Thomas. Payments by, 1843-1845 View online.
91Carr, William A. Payments to, 1846
2Carr, William A. Payments to, 1847
3Carr, William A. Payments to, 1848-1849
4Carr, William A. Payments to, 1850-1851
5Carr, William A. Payments to, 1852-1854
6Carr, William A. Payments to, 1855-1859
7Carr, William A. Payments to, 1860-1867
8Carr, William A. Payments to, 1868-1870
9Carr, William A. Payments to, 1848-1857
10Promissory Notes, 1820-1826
11Promissory Notes, 1827-1828
12Promissory Notes, 1829-1831
13Promissory Notes, 1832-1836
14Promissory Notes, 1837-1839
15Promissory Notes, 1840-1848
16Promissory Notes, 1849-1851
17Promissory Notes, 1852-1876?
18Freight Bills, 1847-1848
19Freight Bills, 1849-1850
101Low, William. Papers, 1786-1802 View online.
2Low, William. Papers, 1803-1807 View online.
3Carr, William A. Freight Bills, 1852-1871 View online.
4Low, William. Papers, 1808-1812 View online.
5Low, William. Papers, 1813-1819 View online.
6Miscellaneous, 1779-1798 View online.
7Miscellaneous, 1799-1802 View online.
8Miscellaneous, 1803-1810 View online.
9Miscellaneous, 1811-1816 View online.
10Miscellaneous, 1817-1883 View online.
11Maps View online.
12Slaves, 1781-1832 View online.
13Slaves, 1833-1864 View online.
111Tax Receipts, 1789-1805 View online.
2Tax Receipts, 1806-1830 View online.
3Tax Receipts, 1831-1859 View online.
4Tax Receipts, 1860-1881 View online.
5Undated & Unidentified Items View online.
6Undated & Unidentified Items View online.
7Undated & Unidentified Items View online.
8Correspondence, March - December 1845 View online.
9Correspondence, January - May 1846 View online.
10Correspondence, June - December 1846 View online.
11Carr - Greer Papers, January - February 1845 View online.
12Carr - Green Papers, 1847-1857 View online.
OS Folder
1AFranklin County land survey (copied from original by GA Sec. of State in 1874), 1784 March 10 View online.