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Friday Faces & Places: George S. Cook in Milledgeville & LaGrange GA

George S. Cook was, as they say in the South, “a travlin’ man,” and he covered quite a lot of territory in west central Georgia in 1848 and 1849. In this post, my third and last on him,  I give some description of his six week stay in Milledgeville, and his following visit to LaGrange, […]

Friday Faces & Places: George S. Cook in Georgia – Columbus

Almost a decade ago, in 2004, I spent two days carefully going through the George S. Cook Papers (mss. 10108) located in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, Washington D.C. That small collection consists of some business correspondence and some account books. The Cook account books are quite enlightening about Cook’s travels and photography in […]