Seaborn J. Mays papers

Seaborn J. Mays papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Mays, Seaborn J., d. 1883
Title: Seaborn J. Mays papers
Dates: 1824-1879
Quantity: 2.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms803

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of receipted bills, promissory notes, and tax receipts of Seaborn J. Mays, including a bill of sale for a slave named Phil, purchased from Thomas R. R. Cobb by Mays, for a woman named Caroline. Also included is a record book of the Athens Benevolent Society.


Index Terms

Athens Benevolent Society (Athens, Ga.).
Business records.
Receipts (financial records)
Slave bills of sale--Georgia.
Slavery.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Seaborn J. Mays papers, ms803, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Athens Benevolent Society, 1839-1859
 
2Bills and receipts, 1824-1879