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Murchison, A.

 File — doc: 271, c: 117458
Identifier: C 117458

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series consists of incoming correspondence and subject files of the governors of Georgia from 1781 to the present. In addition to correspondence and subject files, records include requests for executive clemency; appointments to public office; permission to form militia units; and invitations to special events. The records also document counties, state agencies, election matters, citizen complaints, extradition of convicts and fugitives, and the Western and Atlantic Railroad.

A majority of Joseph Emerson Brown's correspondence has been scanned and added to Collection's name: Georgia, U.S., Civil War Correspondence, 1847-1865

The records of the administration of Governor Sonny Perdue (2003-2009) are located at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, GA, 30602-1641,

Some incoming correspondence for governors prior to Gov. Jimmy Carter may be found in Pre-1800 File II-Names and File II-Names (Record Group 4/2/46).


  • Created: 1781-2018


  • From the Series: Governor (Organization)

Conditions Governing Access



From the Series: 1815.50 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States