Charles Lanman Georgia Congressional history collection

Charles Lanman Georgia Congressional history collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895
Title: Charles Lanman Georgia Congressional history collection
Dates: 1831-1869
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms928

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of biographical and autobiographical information of Georgia congressmen collected by Charles Lanman for Dictionary of the United States Congress, from 1831-1869.

Index Terms

United States. Congress.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Charles Lanman Georgia Congressional history collection, ms928, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11George Washington Crawford letters, 1831-1859
Letters from Crawford to Colonel William P. Crawford, J.C. Rives, and Charles Lanman.
2Martin Jenkins Crawford questionnaire, 1858
Crawford's completed questionnaire.
3Nathaniel Greene Foster letter, 1858 September 1
Letter from Foster, containing autobiographical information.
4Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell questionnaire, 1858
Gartrell's completed questionnaire.
5Alfred Iverson letter and questionnaire, 1859
Iverson letter to Charles Lanman and completed questionnaire.
6James Jackson letter, 1858 December 22
Jackson's letter containing an autobiographical account.
7John William Jones letter, 1858 September 10
Letter from Jones to Charles Lanman containing an autobiographical account.
8Thomas Graves Lawson letter, 1868 November 25
Letter from Lawson to Charles Lanman explaining that the Georgia Legislation did not order an election to congress in time, and when it was enacted, the Governor did not approve it.
9Peter Early Love letter, 1859 October 28
Letter from Love to Charles Lanman containing autobiographical account.
10John H. Lumpkin autobiographical account, 1858 September 27
Letter to Charles Lanman from A.F. Hardin; and a lengthy autobiographical account provided by Lumpkin.
11Charles Henry Prince papers, 1868-1869
Letter from Prince to Charles Lanman, and an autobiographical account.
12John William Henderson Underwood letter, 1859 October 28
Letter to Charles Lanman from Underwood, containing an autobiographical account.
13Hiram Warner letter, 1858 September 5
Letter to Charles Lanman from Warner, containing an autobiographical account.
14C.P. Wellborn letter, 1858 September 29
Letter to Charles Lanman from Wellborn, regarding Lanman's time-consuming request.
15Francis Thomas Willis information, 1858
Two letters to Charles Lanman from Francis Willis (grandson of Francis Thomas Willis), and biographical information concerning Willis.
16Augustus Romaldus Wright questionnaire, 1858
Wright's completed questionnaire.
17Pierce Manning Butler Young letter, 1868 July 28
Letter to Charles Lanman from Young, containing an autiobiographical account.