Mary Lamar Cobb account book

Mary Lamar Cobb account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cobb, Mary Ann Lamar, 1818-1889
Title: Mary Lamar Cobb account book
Dates: 1850-1858
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 449 to MS 471)
Coll. Number: ms449(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Lamar Cobb was born in 1818 and died in 1884. She was the wife of the very well-known American politican and Confederate military leader, Howell Cobb. They lived in Athens, Georgia. They had eleven children together.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an account book from 1850-1858. The volume was used for various purposes including several pages relating to the purchase of wood; accounts of Mr. Gallagher, gardener to Governor Cobb; Mary Cobb's accounts for various purchases; and list of Rachel's (last name unknown) children and birthdates.

Index Terms

Account books
Athens (Ga.)

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Lamar Cobb account book. MS 449. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Other Cobb family papers.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Account book