This collection consists of two family letters and a Civil War scrapbook. The letters are from William and N.C. to a member of the Wheeler family (William Reid's wife's family), telling of William Blanding's wife's death and of his subsequent move to Providence, Rhode Island. The scrapbook contains original Special and General orders, and letters mostly pertaining to Reid's service. Also included are two Confederate imprint broadsides which have been recorded in Collections of the Georgia Historical Society, XVI, as well as a manuscript map of military activities in the Dalton, Georgia, area.
This collection consists of meeting minutes from the years 1934-1938 of the Veterans' Council of Administration (currently named the Veterans Council of Chatham County). The minutes are primarily typed on loose leaf note paper and are organized chronologically.
This collection consists of two positive photocopies of letters from John McIntosh Mohr, 1741. The first letter, written to Harman Verelst, recounts Mohr's role in the siege of St. Augustine as a commander under General Oglethorpe, explains his capture by the Spanish, describes his civil treatment by the governor of Havana, and describes his present misery in a Spanish jail and urges that all efforts be made to secure his release. The second letter, written to Alexander Mackintosh, recounts the battle of St. Augustine where he was captured by the Spanish, tells of his transport to Havana and of his present confinement in a jail in "Old Spain," where he subsists on bread and water; Mohr also notes that there are many Spanish prisoners in England and asks Alexander to apply his diligence in securing an exchange.
This collection consists of seven documents. They cover personal news such as taxes on the McLaws' Reynolds Street home and other financial and business dealings. Also included is a letter from Joseph S. Afford dated August 29, 1888 asking General McLaws about a flag of the 10th Georgia Regiment and telling him about a reunion of the Regiment.
This collection contains a receipt book, dated November 26, 1800-January 19, 1820, and a letter book, dated September 14, 1804-January 19, 1820. Transcripts of some of the letters are also included. Most of the letters were written by Philip Box to other postmasters. Many are notes accompanying receipts or drafts related to mail service. A few letters relate to the schedules or timeliness of mail delivery.
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