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.

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

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