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Conley, Benjamin, 1815-1885
|Title: ||Benjamin Conley papers|
|Dates: ||1826-1891, undated|
0.25 linear ft.
(1 half document case)
Benjamin Conley was born March 1, 1815 in Newark, New Jersey. He lived in Augusta, Georgia where he served as mayor and in Alabama during the Civil War. After the war, he returned to Augusta. He was a state senator from 1868-1869; President of Macon & Augusta Railroad, 1868; and Acting Governor of Georgia from 1871-1872. He died in 1885.
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, financial documents, and legal documents of Benjamin Conley.
Benjamin Conley papers, MSS 75, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
|1||1||Correspondence, general, 1834-1889|
|2||Correspondence, Conley as acting governor, 1871-1872|
|3||Correspondence, general, 1873-1885, undated|
|4||Correspondence, family, 1845-1874, undated|
|5||Financial documents, 1826-1874|
|6||Legal papers, depositions, writs, court cases, and summons, 1826-1891, undated|
|7||Miscellaneous, clippings, invitations, Fire and Marine Insurance, Macon & Augusta Railroad, 1868, undated|