1 folder (.05 cubic feet)
Collection is open for research.
This collection consists of 12 original letters and one receipt. Nine of the letters are from Adams' brother-in-law, Hubbard L. Hart and discuss stagecoach lines from Savannah to Riceboro, Darien and Florida (1853-1856); steamboats and the possible sale of a steamboat to Capt. David R. Dillon; cotton shipments (1866-1867); mail contracts; commodity prices; and community and family affairs in Georgia and Florida. Two of the letters are from Erwin and Hardee, commission merchants.
[Item identification], Richard J. Adams letters and receipt, MS 1, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
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Richard J. Adams (b. ca. 1833), a Vermont native, moved to Palatka, Florida during the mid-19th century. An entrepreneur, his business concerns included steamboat ownership, shipping, coastal stagecoach lines and postal contracts.
Collection materials are in English.
Finding aid is available in repository.