Robert Toombs letters

Robert Toombs letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885
Title: Robert Toombs letters
Dates: 1855 November 20, 1872 February 15
Quantity: 1.0 folder (2 letters)
Coll. Number: ms2412

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Toombs (1810-1885) was a lawyer, U.S. Senator (1844-1861), and Confederate General.

For more information, see the article "Robert Toombs (1810-1885)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two letters: dated Roanoke, Georgia, November 20, 1855, signed "R. Toombs," regarding elections; dated Washington, Georgia, February 15, 1872, "My dear Sir," signed "R. Toombs," regarding Toombs' visit to Atlanta.


Index Terms

Correspondence
Judges--Election--United States.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Robert Toombs letters, ms 2412. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letters