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Letter: Superior Courts of the South Georgia Judicial Circuit: Baker, Calhoun, Grady and Mitchell counties to the Desoto Trail Regional Library, Camilla, Georgia, [1970?]

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Culpepper, Robert, Jr.
Title: Letter: Superior Courts of the South Georgia Judicial Circuit: Baker, Calhoun, Grady and Mitchell counties to the Desoto Trail Regional Library, Camilla, Georgia, [1970?]
Date: 1970
Description: This donation letter to The DeSoto Trail Regional Library from Robert Culpepper, Jr., Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of the South Georgia Judicial Circuit , introduces a collection of documents comprised of photostatic copies of the official records in the National Archives. The documents relate to an incident in Camilla on September 19, 1868. These letters, affidavits, reports and newsclippings describe the violence that broke out in the town when a Republican candidate for Congress, W.P. Pierce, attempted to hold a political rally at the courthouse. Culpepper obtained the collection from Bush Perry, who had served as administrative aide to Georgia Congressman E.E. Cox. He presents the collection to the DeSoto Trail Regional Library in memory of Perry.

Document ID: cam001.

Digital image and transcription created by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2001 of a photocopy held by DeSoto Trail Regional Library of an original record held by the National Archives.

Subjects: Acquisitions (Libraries) | United States. National Archives and Records Administration | Archival materials--Georgia | DeSoto Trail Regional Library (Camilla, Ga.) | United States | Camilla (Ga.) | Mitchell County (Ga.)
Contributors: DeSoto Trail Regional Library System | United States. National Archives and Records Administration
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Digital Library of Georgia, 2001
Rights and Usage: This work is the property of the University of Georgia Libraries. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

Cite as: [title of item], United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. Records. National Archives and Records Administration, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia

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Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/zlcu/id:cam001

Related Institutions: DeSoto Trail Regional Library System
Digital Library of Georgia
United States. National Archives and Records Administration
Collection Information: Civil Unrest in Camilla, Georgia, 1868 : Reconstruction, Republicanism, and Race