Charles Barrington King receipts
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Charles Barrington King receipts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: King, Charles Barrington, 1823-1880.
Title: Charles Barrington King receipts
Dates: 1858-1867
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 2093

Biographical/Historical Note

Reverend Charles Barrington King (1823-1880) was the son of Barrington King (1798-1866) and Catherine Margaret Nephew King (1804-1887). He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1845 and finished his theology training at Princeton University in 1848. While living in Savannah, Georgia, King preached at the First Presbyterian Church and the White Bluff Presbyterian Church. King also served as the visiting pastor at the Bethesda Home for Boys. He was survived by his wife Anna Wylly Habersham King, three daughters, and five sons.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains receipts documenting Charles Barrington King's business affairs from 1858 to 1867. Majority of these receipts are the record of King's payment for his rent, household goods, subscriptions, and other various goods and services. Of particular interest are the receipts for the slaves that King had in his household from 1858 to 1865.


Index Terms

King, Charles Barrington, 1823-1880.
Receipts (financial records)
Slavery--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.