Williamson S. Stuckey Jr. collection of historical documents

Williamson S. Stuckey Jr. collection of historical documents

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester , 1935-
Title: Williamson S. Stuckey Jr. collection of historical documents
Dates: after 1757
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms3376

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of historical documents collected by Williamson S. Stuckey, Jr. Documents include: a list of complimentary weapons, food, etc. from John Hancock to Mr. Osborn of the committee of Wars, undated; document signed by Thomas Jefferson appointing John Allison Lt. Col. of the 1st State Regiment of Infantry in the Commonwealth of Virginia, dated July 23, 1779; order signed by Andrew Jackson directing the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to respite of Philander R. Broad, dated February 18, 1837; certificate signed by Robert E. Lee that articles were received for the improvement of the harbor of St. Louis, circa 1838; correspondence to Thomas Gilbert of Columbus, Georgia, from Alexander H. Stephens, regarding Miscellanies of Georgia; and correspondence to Captain John H. Martin from Jefferson Davis regarding the cane Martin gave Davis, dated January 9, 1887. The collection also includes an etching of Andrew Jackson, and engravings of Thomas Jefferson and Robert E. Lee.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. -- Correspondence
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 -- Correspondence
Engravings (prints)
Etchings (prints).
Hancock, John, 1737-1793 -- Autographs
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 -- Autographs
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Appointments and retirements
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 -- Autographs
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883 -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Williamson S. Stuckey Jr. collection of historical documents, ms 3376, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
FolderItem
11List of complimentary weapons from John Hancock, undated
 
12Thomas Jefferson document & engraving, 1779 July 23
 
13Andrew Jackson order & etching, 1837 February 18
 
14Robert E. Lee certificate & engraving, circa 1838
 
15Alexander H. Stephen letter, 1874 September 8
 
16Jefferson Davis letter, 1887 January 9