T. Butler King of Georgia

by Edward M. Steel Jr.
Contributor: Matthew Gordon

T. Butler King of Georgia documents the life of Georgia politician and planter T. Butler King. Originally from Palmer, Massachusetts, King moved to coastal Georgia, where he got involved with politics and public life. T. Butler King of Georgia explores King’s political achievements, including his experience as a Georgia state senator, his promotion of internal improvements, and his appointment as President Zachary Taylor’s special agent to California.


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    University of Georgia Press
  • publisher place
    Athens, Georgia
  • rights holder
    University of Georgia Press