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ABBOT, Joel, a Representative from Georgia; born in Ridgefield, Conn., March 17, 1776; physician; member of the Washington, Ga., city council; member of the Georgia state house of representatives, 1799, 1802-1804, 1808, and 1811; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth and reelected to the two succeeding Congresses and elected as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1825); died on November 19, 1826, in Lexington, Ga.; interment in Rest Haven Cemetery, Washington, Ga.

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Papers: 1819-1820, 0.1 linear foot. The papers include a letter from Joel Abbot to Dr. Samuel L. Mitchell introducing Mr. Asa Hoxey upon his arrival in New York dated 1820. A second letter from Joel Abbot is addressed to Thomas U.P. Charlton dated Feb 14, 1819.
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