|Title:||William Cooper papers|
|Quantity:||0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)|
William Cooper was a lawyer in Griffin, Georgia, who later moved to Texas. Among probable other businesses he owned a plantation and slaves in Georgia in the years just prior to Civil War.
This collection consists of a diary and a ledger from William Cooper. In the diary, Cooper writes on subjects such as court sessions, daily expenses and purchases, trips to his plantation, slaves, and his trip to Texas during winter. The ledger lists legal cases of Cooper & Norton for the years 1852-1867.
Arranged by record type.
William Cooper papers, MS 3644. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.