Bertimus J. Cubbedge letters and announcement
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Bertimus J. Cubbedge letters and announcement

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Cubbedge, Bertimus J., 1830-1906.
Title: Bertimus J. Cubbedge letters and announcement
Dates: 1864-1873
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1154

Biographical/Historical Note

Bertimus J. Cubbedge (1830-1906) worked for the Central of Georgia Railroad Company for many years. From 1859-1869 he was clerk of the repair department. From 1869-1887 he was their auditor. From 1887-1888 he served as their freight agent; Cubbedge retired in 1890. He was also the treasurer and later a director of the Railroad Mutual Building and Loan Association, 1871-1882. In 1883, he was one of a number of people who requested incorporation as Railroad Loan Association. There are variant spellings of his given name.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of letters, primarily to B.J. Cubbedge, and a notice. Sixteen of the letters are addressed to B.J. Cubbedge, 1864, and contain instructions to remove and protect provisions, supplies, etc. of the railroad because of the advancing Federal forces during the Civil War. Most of these letters were written by R.R. Cuyler, President of the Central of Georgia Railroad; one letter was from T. Mayhew Cunningham. Another letter, from George W. Adams to Central Rail Road Company, 1866, contains a recommendation for Cubbedge. The notice included in this collection, dated 1873, is a pass for B.J. Cubbedge and his family to travel to the 33 mile post and return. This collection consists of photocopies.


Index Terms

Announcements.
Central of Georgia Railway.
Cubbedge, Bertimus J., 1830-1906.
Cuyler, Richard Randolph, 1796-1865.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letters (correspondence)
Railroads--Georgia.
Sherman's March to the Sea.

Location of Originals

Originals in the possession of Dr. Leander K. Powers in 1978.


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Bertimus J. Cubbedge letters and announcement, MS 1154, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

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

Container List

 

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1Item 1-16: Letters to B.J. Cubbedge, 1864
Giving instructions to remove and protect provisions, supplies, etc. of the railroad because of advancing Federal forces. 15 were written by R.R. Cuyler, President of the Central of Georgia Railroad, and 1 by T. Mayhew Cunningham. All were written from Savannah. Items dated November, 291864 and December 2-20, 1864.
 

Fldr

1Item 17: George W. Adams to Central Rail Road Company. Savannah, 1866 January 1 ( 1.0 p. ) (Positive photocopy.)
Recommendation for B.J. Cubbedge.
 

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1Item 18: Notice to Central of Georgia Conductors. Savannah, 1873 April 22 ( 1.0 p. ) (Positive photocopy.)
Pass for B.J. Cubbedge and his family to travel to the 33 mile post and return.