Col. Thomas Hardeman, Jr.
January 5, 1861 Harper's Weekly


the representative from the Third or Macon District, was born in Bibb County, Georgia, on the 12th of January, 1825, and after having graduated at Emory College in 1845, engaged in mercantile pursuits, with great success. He was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1853, and again in 1857. and was a State Senator in the intermediate Presidential contest of 1856 Fillmore carried the Macon District by 65 votes, and Mr. Hardeman was elected by 153 majority, after a close contest. Although he has made no public declaration of his views on the great question of the day, he is not in any wise behind his colleagues in the expression of his devotion to State Rights.


The Constitution (Atlanta, Georgia)
January  14, 1875

ATTENTION, Knights of Pythias-
Members of Georgia Lodge, No. 13, K of P, meet in your castle hall this evening at 7.  Officers who have been elected to serve for the ensuing term will be installed and other important business will be transacted.  Thomas Hardeman, Jr. Grand Chancellor of the state together with other Grand Lodge officers will be in attendance.
Otis Jones, C. C.