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1 Title:   Georgia map  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bradford, T.G. (Thomas Gamaliel), 1802-1887  
  Dates:   1835  
Published in Thomas G. Bradford's 1835 Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical and Commercial; Published: Boston
  Identifier:   hmap1835g4  
  Repository:   Hargrett Map Collection  
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2 Title:   Alexander C. Farrington letter to Stephen Hills  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Farrington, Alexander C.  
  Dates:   1835 December 26  
This collection consists of a letter dated December 26, 1835, from Alexander C. Farrington of New York, to Stephen Hills, of New York. Farrington responds to Hills' inquiry regarding 100,000 acres of timber lands in Georgia. He talks about the quality of the land and timber, the market for timber, transporting the timber on a soon-to-be completed canal from Savannah to the Altamaha River, and the history of ownership of the land. Names mentioned include: Joseph Grezard, Joseph Eden, Metcalf Eden, Samuel Abbott, Jemima Abbott, Samuel K. Abbott, Charles Abbott, Nicholas Abbott, Henry P. Abbott, and Ann Eliza Abbott.
  Identifier:   ms643  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Champion letter to Governor George Troup  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1827 June 18  
One letter from Champion to Georgia Governor George Michael Troup expressing Champion's displeasure of "Ashayer's" paper "Roads and Canals," which argues that roads have various advantages over a canal system. In the letter Champion states his preference for a canal system connecting the Southern states, though this system which was never adopted. Accompanying the letter is a hand drawn map of a proposed railway from Savannah and Macon to the Western States.
  Identifier:   ms3200  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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