G. B. Lamar papers
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G. B. Lamar papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Lamar, Gazaway Bugg, 1798-1874.
Title: G. B. Lamar papers
Dates: 1862-1872
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2190

Biographical/Historical Note

G. B. Lamar resided in Milledgeville, Georgia. Following the end of the American Civil War, Lamar filed a suit against the federal government for the cotton he lost during the war, which he later won.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains currency from the Confederate States of America and Milledgeville, Georgia from 1862 to 1864 that belonged to G. B. Lamar. Also included are Lamar's returned checks from 1867 to 1872 and a United States Court of Claims deposition for Lamar to report to their office on 5 April 1872 to discuss his suit against the federal government for the cotton he lost during the American Civil War.

Index Terms

Checks (bank checks)
Currency--Confederate States of America.
Lamar, Gazaway Bugg, 1798-1874.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Court of Claims.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


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