John M. Scott papers

John M. Scott papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Scott, John M.
Title: John M. Scott papers
Dates: 1853-1856
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 549 to MS 560 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence to John M. Scott, sheriff of Baldwin County, from 1853-1856. The correspondence mainly pertains to business matters (requests for deeds, collection of notes or rent); politics, including information on the American Party, mentions people running for various offices, requests for political favors; and information on the death of Scott's brother William.
Coll. Number: ms553
Location: 32108050744104

Biographical/Historical Note

John M. Scott, sheriff of Baldwin County, Georgia in the 1850's.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

American Party.
Baldwin County (Ga.)--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Law enforcement--Georgia.
Sheriffs--Georgia.

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

John M. Scott papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.