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Thomas W Thomas Letters, 1809

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Author: Thomas, Thomas W
Issued Date: 1809
Subjects: United States--Antebellum South--History
United States--Economic history
United States--Georgia--History
United States--Judges
United States--Lawyers
United States--Politics and Government
Whig Party (U.S.)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/18088
Citation: Thomas W. Thomas Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Description: Papers, chiefly 1834-1863, of Thomas W. Thomas, soldier, lawyer, and judge of Elberton, GA concerning his law practice and his friendship with US Senator Robert Toombs. His papers primarily concern his various legal cases, but also discuss politics, the Civil War, and other topics sporadically. Included in the collection are papers, 1834-1864, of Drury B. Cade who operated a canal boat on the Savannah River. Items of special interest include letter, 3 April 1842, from John Reeves Jones Daniel attacking the Whigs; letter, 1849, to Zachary Taylor concerning liquor seized during the Mexican War; letter, 1857, concerning a suit to secure title to land originally granted to Eli Whitney; and there are a number of Civil War letters in the collection.


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