Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis ), 1814-1875
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MC 6
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection deals with the financial transactions of (and especially debts owed to) Seaborn Jones, the records of his (and to a lesser degree Benning's) law practice, and the Civil War correspondence and records of Henry L. Benning. T he legal papers contain copies of suits and various estate proceedings for a wide variety of individuals; these items reflect other aspects of antebellum life in Georgia, particularly the institution of slavery. Jones's papers included a leather...
Dates: 1795 - 1845
Identifier: MC 2
Scope and Contents Her correspondence in this collection reflects her career as a reporter and includes letters from Julian and Julia Harris, as well as their photographs. It also documents her literary activites during that period. This collection includes some historical information about public education in Columbus (1927); material pertaining to her lecture in a program on Columbus Women (1975)--including her speech and some publicity; and a brief biography (typescript, 1p.) by Loretto Lamar Chappel,...
Dates: 1860 - 1990