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Collection Number: 00900

Collection Title: Iverson Louis Harris Papers, 1830s-1872

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 7 items)
Abstract Iverson Louis Harris (1805-1876) of Milledgeville, Ga., was a justice of the Georgia superior court, 1859-1865, and of the Georgia supreme court, 1865-1876. The collection consists of papers of Iverson Louis Harris, including two volumes of law notes, 1830s-1840s; a letter book, 1840-1843, with copies of letters from Harris about his legal and financial transactions; an orchard and garden record, 1868-1872; and three letters, 1844-1866, to his sister, Susan (Mrs. William Y.) Hansell, about famly matters.
Creator Harris, Iverson Louis, 1805-1876.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Iverson Louis Harris Papers #900, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Thomas M. Hall of Milledgeville, Ga., in Augsut 1944, and from Mrs. D. W. Sullivan of Atlanta, Ga., in December 1947.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Iverson Louis Harris (1805-1876) of Milledgeville, Ga., was a justice of the Georgia superior court, 1859-1865, and of the Georgia supreme court, 1865-1876.

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The collection consists of papers of Iverson Louis Harris (1805-1876), including two volumes of law notes, 1830s-1840s; a letter book, 1840-1843, with copies of letters from Harris about his legal and financial transactions; an orchard and garden record, 1870-1872; and three letters, 1844-1866, to his sister, Susan Hansell (Mrs. William Y. Hansell), about family matters.

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Processed by: Elizabeth Cotten, 1940s

Encoded by: Nancy Kaiser, October 2005

Funding from the Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc., supported the encoding of this finding aid.

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