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Collection Number: 05306-z

Collection Title: Charles Jones Jenkins Letter, 1865

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Abstract Charles Jones Jenkins was the governor of Reconstruction-era Georgia, 1865-1868. D. McRae was a resident of Telfair County, Ga., in 1865. The collection consists of one letter (with transcript), dated 30 December 1865, from D. McRae to Charles Jones Jenkins (C. J. Jenkins). The letter discusses the state of affairs in Telfair County, Ga., at the close of the Civil War, specifically contracts for work with newly freed African Americans, and includes a request for permission to form a volunteer militia.
Creator Jenkins, Charles Jones, 1805-1883.
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 Charles Jones Jenkins Letter #5306, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from B & L Rootenberg, December 2006 (Acc. 100556).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Charles Jones (C. J.) Jenkins was the governor of Reconstruction-era Georgia from 1865 to 1868. D. McRae was a resident of Telfair County, Ga., in 1865.

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The collection consists of one letter, dated 30 December 1865, from D. McRae to Charles Jones Jenkins (C. J. Jenkins), Reconstruction governor of Georgia. The letter discusses the state of affairs in Telfair County, Ga., at the close of the Civil War, specifically contracts for work with newly freed African Americans, and includes a request for permission to form a volunteer militia. The collection also includes a transcript of the letter, which was created under previous ownership and may include inaccuracies.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Margaret Dickson, June 2007

Encoded by: Margaret Dickson, June 2007

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