|Creator:||Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885|
|Title:||Robert Toombs papers|
|Quantity:||0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of correspondence of Robert Toombs from 1837-1880. Includes letters to his wife, Julia Ann Toombs in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia, mainly while serving in the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C. which discuss family matters with some political matters mentioned (1850-1861) and during the Civil War while serving in Virginia (1862) and the Atlanta Campaign (1864). Of particular interest are several letters from Alexander Stephens to Mrs. Toombs discussing political and family matters. Also includes letters (1851-1879) to George Walker Crawford, and his son-in-law, Samuel W. Mays regarding lands owned by Toombs in Tarrant County, Texas.|
Robert Toombs (1810-1885), lawyer, U.S. Senator (1844-1861), Confederate General, married Julia Ann DuBois, resided in Wilkes County, Georgia.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Robert Toombs papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.