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Free Mason Lodge of Solomon Charter, December 7, 1786

 Collection — Item: 1
Collection number: MS-122

Contains the charter for the Lodge of Solomon, dated 1786. Freemasons located in Savannah Ga.

Dates: 1786

Slavery Papers, Speeches, & Manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-146
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Slavery. Many are speeches, while some are reports and pamphlets. Most are from the 19th century. All of these papers are available through v-text at: Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that contain...
Dates: 1822 - 1909

William W. Knight Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-52

William W. Knight was born around 1829 in what is today Berrien County, Ga.  He married Mary E. Carroll in 1855 and they conceived a daughter, Lillian Melissa, on March 22, 1862.

Knight was the son of Levi Knight and Ann Clements/Herrin.

He enlisted in the army on October 1, 1861.  Knight served in the 29th GA infantry in company K.

He was 6 feet in height, with dark hair and blue eyes. 

He died December 27, 1863.

Dates: 1861-1863; Acquired: 1985-01-03

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