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