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King family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Title: King family papers
Dates: 1858-1918
Quantity: 1.46 linear ft. (4 document cases)
Identification: ahc.MSS753

Biographical/Historical Note

The King family was a prominent family of Roswell, Georgia, which was named after a member of the family, Roswell King. The family was involved with the Roswell Manufacturing Company. Barrington Hall, the mansion of the Kings, still stands today in Roswell.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence between various members of the King family and payment receipts on the accounts of many of the family members.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History
Baker, Irene Trenholm
Dunwoody, William E.
King, Barrington, 1798-1866
King, Charles Barrington
King, Georgia Baker
King, Harris MacLeod
King, Marie R.
Letford, Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King
Roswell (Ga.)
Roswell (Ga.)--History
Savannah (Ga.)--History
United States--History--1865-1921
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Cavalry operations.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

King family papers, MSS 753, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993


Restrictions

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.


Container List

 

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11Capital Stock of Roswell Manufacturing Company of Cobb county dividends payments, 1858
 
2Correspondence from Barrington Simeral King to C. M. King, 1858-1864
 
3Correspondence from Barrington Simeral King, Jr. to Barrington Simeral King, Sr., 1862-1864
 
4Correspondence from Barrington Simeral King, Sr. to Barrington Simeral King, Jr., 1863
 
5Correspondence from Marie R. King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1863
 
6Correspondence from Barrington Simeral King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1863-1865
 
7Correspondence from Barrington Simeral King to miscellaneous others, 1863-1864
 
8Receipt for Confederate bonds purchased by Barrington Simeral King, 1864
 
9Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King to C. M. King, 1864
 
10Confederate States of America loan, Barrington Simeral King, undated
 
11Correspondence from Wade Hampton to Barrington Simeral King, undated
 
12Special orders for Barrington Simeral King, 1864
 
13Appraisement of horses and equipment, undated
 
14Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King to "Mother"
 
15Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King to Barrington Simeral King, 1865
 
16Account of Barrington S. King with Mitchel and Smith's of Macon, 1865
 
17Cards of Barrington S. King, undated
 
18Telegram regarding the death of Barrington S. King, undated
 
19Correspondence from George H. Camp to "Dear Friend", 1865
 
20Correspondence from Marie R. King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1865
 
21Correspondence from T. R. King to Barrington King, Sr., 1865
 
22Correspondence from W. C. Howard to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1865
 
23Correspondence from T. R. King to F. P. King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1865
 
24Correspondence from miscellaneous others to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1865-1866
 
25Correspondence from Anna C. MacLeod to "Sister", 1866
 
26Correspondence from Anna C. MacLeod to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1866
 
27Correspondence from Emily Matthews to Mrs. King, 1866
 
28Hair Clippings of "Baby Maggie's", 1866
 
29Account of Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King with Roswell Manufacturing Company (Roswell Store), 1866-1874
 
30Correspondence from Andrew J. Hansell to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1866-1872
 
31Correspondence from R. H. MacLeod to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1867
 
32Correspondence from Charles Barrington King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1866-1872
 
33Account to N. P. Pratt, 1867
 
34Correspondence from N. P. Pratt to Dr. William S. Dunwoody, 1867-1868
 
35Account of Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King with R. B. King and J. H. King, undated
 
36Statement of Barrington Simeral King's Estate, 1868
 
37Agreement to pay, C. A. King, 1868
 
38Correspondence from H. King to "Sister", 1869
 
39Bankruptcy of Turpin and King, and Miles and Turpin, and C. A. King to N. P. Pratt, undated
 
40Correspondence from N. P. Pratt to Dr. William E. Dunwoody, 1869
 
41Correspondence from C. M. King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1869
 
42Correspondence from Fred Myers to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1869
 
43Receipts of payment, Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, undated
 
44Receipts of payment, Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1870 October 1 - 1871 January 1
 
45Correspondence from H. W. Dunwoody to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1871
 
46Account of William H. MacLeod with Roswell Manufacturing Company, 1871
 
47Correspondence from Annie to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1871-1873, undated
 
48Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King to William Letford and Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod Letford, 1871-1875
 
49Correspondence from C. M. King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1872
 
50Correspondence from Jackson, Lawton, and Bassinger, 1872
 
51Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford to Jackson, Lawton, and Bassinger, 1872
 
52Correspondence from C. M. King to Harris MacLeod King, 1872
 
53Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford, 1872-1875
 
54Account of Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King with Boston and Gilbert, 1872-1873
 
55Correspondence from William S. Bassinger to Mrs. P. S. King, 1873
 
56Receipt of payment, Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1873
 
57Correspondence from C. A. King to Charles N. West, 1873
 
58Correspondence from R. B. King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford, 1873
 
59Correspondence from Barrington S. King (Jr.) to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford, 1874-1881
 
60Correspondence from William Letford to Harris MacLeod King, 1875
 
61Composition by Harris MacLeod King, 1876
 
62Composition by Harris MacLeod King, undated
 

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21Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford to Harris MacLeod King, 1876
 
2Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford to "Beloved child", 1878
 
3Correspondence from J. Roswell King to J. A. Bisever, 1879
 
4Composition by B. S. King, 1879 November 1
 
5Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford, 1879
 
6Correspondence from Barrington King to Sarah Elizbeth MacLeod King Letford, 1880
 
7Correspondence from C. M. King to Barrington King, 1880
 
8Correspondence from "Son" to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1881
 
9Report card of Barrington King, 1881
 
10Correspondence from "Son" to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, 1882
 
11Correspondence from miscellaneous others to "Mother", 1882
 
12Wedding announcement of Edith Barrington King and James U. Jackson, 1889
 
13Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford, 1890-1930
 
14Correspondence from Jennie to "Mother", 1891
 
15Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King to miscellaneous others, 1891
 
16Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King to "Sis", 1891
 
17Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford, 1894
 
18Correspondence from Georgia "Georgie" Baker King to Harris MacLeod King, Jr., 1896
 
19Correspondence from Mrs. Baker to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1896
 
20Correspondence from Georgia "Georgie" Baker King to Irene Trenholm Baker, 1899
 
21Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King to Sallie Letford, 1899
 
22Correspondence from Wiley C. Howard to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford, 1902
 
23Tuition payment from Irene T. Baker, 1902
 
24Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King, Jr. to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1902
 
25Correspondence from Sarah Elizabth MacLeod King Letford to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1902-1913, undated
 
26Correspondence from miscellaneous others to Irene Trenholm King, 1907-1913
 
27Correspondence from miscellaneous others to Irene Trenholm King, 1908-1913, undated
 
28Payment receipts, 1908-1913
 
29Correspondence from Nellie to Barrington King, 1909
 
30Correspondence from T. B. Johnston to Irene Trenholm Baker, 1909-1913
 
31Correspondence from miscellaneous others to Harris MacLeod King and Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1910
 
32Correspondence from Irene Trenholm King to Irene Trenholm Baker, 1910
 
33Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King, Jr. to Irene Trenholm Baker, 1910
 
34Correspondence from R. E. C. Buford to Dr. E. R. Corrow, 1910
 
35Correspondence from E. J. Banks to "Dear friend", 1910
 
36Correspondence from Annie E. Baker Young to Irene Trenholm Baker, 1910-1913
 
37Correspondence from Mary to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1910-1913, unknown
 
38Correspondence from T. B. Johnston to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1910-1913, unknown
 
39Correspondence from Irene Trenholm King to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1910-1913
 
40Correspondence from miscellaneous others to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1910-1913
 
41Payment receipt, Marietta Publishing Company, Irene Trenholm Baker, 1911
 
42Correspondence from Alma King to Harris MacLeod King, 1911
 
43Correspondence from Georgia "Georgie" Baker King to Irene Trenholm Baker, 1911
 
44Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King, Jr. to Harris MacLeod King, Sr. and Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1911
 
45Correspondence from Lila to Irene Trenholm Baker, 1911-1913
 
46Correspondence from Fannie to Grandmother, 1912
 
47Correspondence from Janie to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1912
 
48Correspondence from Fannie to Irene Trenholm Baker, 1912
 
49Correspondence from Irene Trenholm King to Harris MacLeod King, 1912
 
50Correspondence from I. I. P. Perry to Kate, 1912
 
51Correspondence from Lila to Janie, 1912
 

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31Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford to Irene Trenholm Baker, 1913
 
2Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King, Jr. to Harris MacLeod King, 1913
 
3Sympathy regarding the death of Irene Trenholm Baker, 1913
 
4Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King, Jr. to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1913
 
5Correspondence from Annie E. Baker Young to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1913
 
6Correspondence from Lila to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, 1913
 
7Correspondence from Governor John M. Slaton to Harris MacLeod King, 1913
 
8Georgia Historical Society Invitation, Harris M. King, 1913
 
9Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford to Harris MacLeod King, 1918
 
10Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford to "Boy", undated
 
11Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford to Harris MacLeod King, undated
 
12Correspondence from miscellaneous others to King Family, undated
 
13Correspondence from John Swainson to Frank, undated
 
14Correspondence from Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King to "Dearest", undated
 
15Correspondence from Harris MacLeod King, Jr. to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, undated
 
16Correspondence from Barrington S. King (Jr.) to William Letford, undated
 
17Correspondence from miscellaneous others to Barrington King, undated
 
18Correspondence from Sallie S. Letford to "Sister", undated
 
19Correspondence from Barrington King to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, undated
 
20Booklet, Walking with God, undated
 
21Booklet, A Loving Remembrance, undated
 
22Envelope containing Confederate Scrip, undated
 
23Invitation to Kenmore University High School Final Evening, undated
 
24Name cards and gift tags, undated
 
25"Dew-Drops", undated
 
26Wedding Announcement, Elizabeth Patton and Henry Calvin Stovall, undated
 
27Religious Prayer, undated
 
28Various name cards to Dr. William Nephew King, undated
 
29Correspondence from Alma to Georgia "Georgie" Baker King, undated
 
30Poem by Julia A. Baker, undated
 
31Love letter from Albert, undated
 
32Miscellaneous addresses, undated
 
33 Gospel of St. John, undated
 
34Band and envelope of Confederate money, undated
 
35Miscellaneous postcards, undated
 
36Booklet, The Secret of a Happy Day, undated
 
37Envelope to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King, undated
 
38Envelope to Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King Letford, undated
 
39Empty envelopes, undated
 
40Scrapbook materials, undated
 

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41Holy Bible, B. S. King, undated
 
2"Dear Experience" Ruffini, undated
 
3Beutell Family genealogy, xerox copy, undated