Draper manuscripts: Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina papers, 1782-1878

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  • PHOTOCOPY RESTRICTION: Photocopying originals is not permitted; researchers may copy from the microfilm available in the Library.


  • Correspondence, genealogical data, and notes concerning residents of Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina. The papers include Elijah Clarke correspondence (1782-1794) concerning land, legislative, and militia business; George Stiggins' reminiscences of the Creek Indians; Fannie S. Stiggins' commemorative poetry; and papers (1786-1790) concerning the South Carolina Yazoo Land Company.


  • Forms part of the Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts. The Draper Manuscripts consist of fifty collections, sometimes referred to as fifty "series," under the one overarching title. See the Draper Manuscripts Overview on the Wisconsin Historical Society website, and the "Guide to the Draper Manuscripts" by Josephine Harper (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983) for further information.
  • This collection is also available as a microfilm publication.
  • Information on the entire Draper Manuscripts collection can be found in RLIN entry WIHV92-A52
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