Hagins family papers
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Hagins family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hagins family.
Creator: Hagins, Jeptha, d. approximately 1865.
Title: Hagins family papers
Dates: 1835-1866
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (2 folders)
Identification: MS 1069

Biographical/Historical Note

Jeptha Hagins (d. ca. 1865) was a Bullock County landowner and businessman.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of Civil War correspondence, business, and legal papers. Most of the legal papers concern William H. Hagins estate, of which Jeptha Hagins was an administrator.

Index Terms

Business records.
Decedents' estates.
Hagins family.
Hagins, Jeptha, d. approximately 1865.
Legal documents.
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from descendants of creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Hagins family papers, MS 1069, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William A. Hagins, 1976.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Family correspondence, 1861-1866 ( 9.0 items. )
Correspondents are Dicey Merlgood; William A. Hagin (6); John M. Hagins (2).


2Business and legal papers, 1835-1864, undated ( 29.0 items. )
Includes city and county tax receipts (12); court summons of Jeptha Hagin; receipt of J. Hagin for payment for land in Baker County; fi fa of W.M. Brown transferred to W.H. Hagins; account of notes and interest; amount of notes belonging to the estate of William H. Hagin; authority to appraise the estate of William H. Hagin; letter of administration to Nancy Hagins and Jeptha Hagins to administer the estate of William H. Hagins; receipt for farm goods of J. Hagin, administrator of the estate of William Hagin; note of Joshua W. Hodges to Jeptha Hagan enclosing a check for $949.62; request of Martin Griner to Jeptha Hagan that he pay to William J.M. Griner the amount that he (Hagins) owes Martin Griner; receipt of Catherine McNell for land purchased from her by Hagins; inquiry of W.P. Hodges to Mr. Hagin as to whether or not he has placed on or two orders with Mr. Cox; receipt of J. Hagins for subscription to the Federal Union; subpoena ordering J. Hagin to appear in court to testify in a pending case; purchasing agreement of Aaron Cone and Jeptha Hagins with Cone buying food supplies for the Confederate Army; bill of sale of J. Hagin for the sale of beef cattle to the Confederate Army; notice of administration sale to be held at the resident of the late Jeptha Hagins.