Jane Bowden Moore collection of Georgia documents

Jane Bowden Moore collection of Georgia documents

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Jane Bowden Moore collection of Georgia documents
Dates: 1830s to 1850s
Quantity: 0.3 Linear feet (6 folders housed with minor collections MS 3624- MS 3640)
Coll. Number: ms3627(m).TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Jane Bowden Moore was the niece of U.S. Senator Richard B. Russell. She donated these papers to the library after they were given to her by a judge in Virginia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection of Georgia documents consists of an insurance policy, three land grants, and two commissions to minor public offices in various counties.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Insurance policies--Georgia--Athens.
Land grants--Georgia--Cherokee County.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Jane Bowden Moore collection, MS 3627. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Insurance policy- Athens GA, 1853
2Land grant- Monroe County, 1843
3Land grant- Cherokee County, 1832
4Land grant- Cherokee Indian land, 1832
5Commission- Nathan Maples, Treasurer of Mitchell County, GA, 1858
6Commission- Ezekiel Davis, Tax Collector of DeKalb County, GA, 1854