|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Du Bose family.|
|Title:||Du Bose Family collection|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
In 1860, Mary R. du Bose (b. 1811) lived with her five children and son-in-law Robert W. Campbell (b. 1838) in Fernandina, Florida. Mary's husband, Maitland Soutter, was in the 2nd Florida Cavalry Regiment, Confederate States Army, during the Civil War. The du Bose family is related to the Miller family of Augusta, Georgia.
This collection consists of materials concerning the Campbell, du Bose, and Miller families. Included are an indenture for a lot in Fernandina, Florida; poetry; Robert W. Campbell's will; an autograph book; and notes on the genealogy of the Miller family of Augusta.
Material was acquired from descendant of collecting family.
[item identification], Du Bose family collection, MS 224, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Ella Wingard Weiner, 1970.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
|Item 1: Indenture between James T. Soutter of New York of John McRae of Wilmington, Trustees of Florida Road Company and Julia M. Predergast, 1857 May 21 ( 1.0 p. )|
|For Lot No. 8 in Block 78, Fernandina, Florida.|
|Item 2: Poems by Maitland Soutter, husband of Mary du Bose, 1859-1865|
|Dated November 8, 1859-August 17, 1865; February 14, 1861-December 7, 1863, both Fernandina, Florida.|
|Item 3: Will of Robert W. Campbell, husband of Martha (Mattie) du Bose, Nassau County, Florida, 1861 September 27|
|Item 4: Poem for Lizzie du Bose, Savannah, 1871 May|
|Item 5: Willie du Bose's commonplace book, 1870-1884|
|Largely autographs of friends, with some sentimental expressions. One of the autographs is that of James Longstreet. Several loose papers are inserted.|
|Item 6: Typed notes on the Miller family of Augusta, Georgia, 1851-1897|
|By John B. Miller, Andrew J. Miller, and Frank H. Miller. Some loose papers are inserted.|