E. H. Beall letter to R. H. Clark

E. H. Beall letter to R. H. Clark

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Beall, E. H.
Title: E. H. Beall letter to R. H. Clark
Dates: 1856 April 19
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 3488 to MS3491 housed together in 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms3488(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard H. Clark was born in Springfield, Georgia, on March 24, 1824. He was educated at Springfield Academy and then was admitted to practice law in 1844. He married Harriet G. Charlton on August 7, 1855 and, after her death, Anna Maria Lott. In 1862 he became a judge of the Southwestern Circuit, resigning in 1866, and in 1876 he became a judge of the city court of Atlanta. He finally became judge of the superior courts of the Stone Mountain Circuit in 1885. Judge Clark died in 1896.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter that describes a runaway slave girl who returned back to E. H. Beall. R. H. Clark, the recipient, eventually became a state senator, a circuit judge and a judge in the city court of Atlanta.

Index Terms

Beall, E. H. -- Form subdivision--Correspondence.;
Clark, Richard H., 1824-1896 -- Form subdivision--Correspondence.;
Fugitive slaves--Georgia--Hamilton.
Slaveholders--United States--Correspondence.
Slavery--United States.
Women slaves--Georgia--Hamilton.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. H. Beall letter to R. H. Clark. MS 3488. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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