|Title:||Thomas Pleasant Vincent papers|
|Quantity:||0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; housed 1 document box with minor collections MS601 to MS 617A)|
Thomas Pleasant Vincent was born June 30, 1855 in Watkinsville, Georgia. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia in 1875 and was a businessman and banker, and became an alderman and county commissioner. Vincent married a Miss Ferguson in 1888.
His father was Captain Isaac S. Vincent, a Captain in the 1st Regiment of Georgia Volunteers stationed at Cedar Town, Georgia. He helped oversee the removal of the Cherokee Indians in 1838 and was Clarke County's first casualt of war in 1861.
The collection consists of a resolution of the Clark County Rifles on the death of Capt. Isaac S. Vincent dated Sept. 28, 1861, seven certificates of merit (in Latin, Chemistry, French, Natural Philosophy, and Astronomy, Mathematics, Ethics and Metaphysics, and Belles Lettres) to T. P. Vincent, Univ. of Ga, of the junior class, August 5, 1874, four certificates of proficiency (in French, Chemistry, Mathematics, Natural Philosophy and Astronomy) to T. P. Vincent, Univ. of Ga., completed course, Aug. 4, 1875, and an appointment of T. P. Vincent as 2nd lieut. Athens Guards, March 26, 1879.
Thomas Pleasant Vincent papers. MS 617A. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related materials may be found in the following collections of this repository: Isaac S. Vincent papers, 1837-1839.