Seaborn J. Mays papers

Seaborn J. Mays papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Mays, Seaborn J., d. 1883
Title: Seaborn J. Mays papers
Dates: 1828-1879
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 803 to MS 805 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of receipted bills, tax receipts, etc. One letter (copy) from J. J. Flournoy to Mays, the original is in the Dudley M. Hughes papers, one wedding invitation (1879), and one volume of records of the Athens Benevolent Society Insurance Company.
Coll. Number: ms803

Biographical/Historical Note

Seaborn J. Mays was born in Georgia and died December 20, 1883. In the 1860 census, Seaborn J. Mays is identified as a "Banker and Farmer." His wife, Lucy A. Mays was also born in Georgia and died April 14, 1886.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Athens Benevolent Society (Athens, Ga.). -- Records and correspondence
Business records.
Flournoy, J. Jacobus, (John Jacobus), 1808-1879 -- Correspondence
Mays, Seaborn J., d. 1883 -- Correspondence
Receipts (financial records)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Seaborn J. Mays papers. MS 803. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Athens Benevolent Society, 1825-1855
2Bills and receipts, 1828-1879