Moses L. Jones family papers

Moses L. Jones family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Jones family
Title: Moses L. Jones family papers
Dates: 1832-1995
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms3267

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists mainly of correspondence to Laura Clifford Jones from 1846-1867. Correspondents include Moses Liberty Jones, Leonora, and Raleigh Camp. Letters contain parental advice, social news, and news of family and the plantation. A letter from Raleigh Camp to Laura, dated “Camp near Big Creek Gap,” June 3, 1862, regards their son’s health, and Camp’s thoughts concerning what might happen in Richmond. A letter from Raleigh to his son, undated, regards Camp’s love for his son, and is signed “…and write to your papa who is in the war to kill yankees. Good bye.” Additional papers include a copy of a letter from Raleigh to his son, biographical information from an unidentified source (photocopies), a copy of papers relating to Dr. Samuel J. Axson, and photocopies of estate papers of Moses L. Jones.


Index Terms

Correspondence.
Estate records.
Jones, Moses Liberty, 1805-1851
Liberty County (Ga.)--Social life and customs.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Moses L. Jones family papers, ms 3267, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Published materials accompanying this collection have been cataloged individually and have an associated collection note.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Biographical information (photocopies), undated
 
2-4Correspondence to Laura C. Jones from Leonora and Moses L. Jones, 1846-1850
 
5Correspondence between Laura & Raleigh Camp (and son), 1862-1867, 1938
 
6Photographs of Laura & Raleigh Camp (photocopies), undated
 
7Estate papers of Dr. Samuel J. Axson, Moses L. Jones (photocopies), 1832, 1858
 
8Newspaper clippings, 1851, 1995
Clipping containing image of Jenny Lind singing at Castle Garden in 1851.
Photocopies of clipping from Richmond Times-Dispatch, February 15, 1995, titled For the record: Historian captures slaving, sweating of Civil War blacks, by Ophelia Johnson.
 
9Mildred Lewis Rutherford photograph, undated