Mrs. Elizabeth Talbot Belt papers

Mrs. Elizabeth Talbot Belt papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Mrs. Elizabeth Talbot Belt papers
Dates: circa 1910
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 393 to MS 413 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of one photograph of Elizabeth Talbot Belt probably taken in 1911, a memorial to Mrs. Elizabeth Talbot Belt, and a seventeen page typescript account of the "wreck of the Pulaski" described by Mrs. Rebecca J. McLeod (nee Lamar) and published in the Macon Daily Telegraph of Sunday, May 8, 1857. Written in ink across the top of the typescript, "In which 77 persons were lost some being descendants of Col. David Creswell." On the back of the last page there is a handwritten list of the children of Bettie Washington and Col. Fielding Lewis.
Coll. Number: ms413
Location: 32108050743981

Biographical/Historical Note

Mrs. Elizabeth Talbot Belt was the last member of the Talbot family born at Mount Pleasant - the old Talbot home in Wilkes. Mrs. Talbot is related to the Washington family of Virginia, the family of George Washington.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Belt, Elizabeth Talbot
Creswell, David
Lewis, Betty Washington, 1733-1797
Lewis, Fielding, 1725-1781 or 2
McLeod, Rebecca J.
Pulaski (Steamship). -- History

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mrs. Elizabeth Talbot Belt papers. MS 413. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.