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1 Title:   E.A. Cutts papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cutts, E. A.  
  Dates:   1886-1914  
The collection consists of papers of E.A. Cutts pertaining to his cotton brokerage in Savannah, Georgia from 1886-1914. The collection includes account books, bills, cash books, records of cotton sales, cotton weights and prices, claims, receipts, and letter books. The letter books detail Cutts' business transactions as well as some personal correspondence and correspondence concerning the Knights Templar (a masonic order). Also contained in the collection are account books, bills, receipts, and letter books of Butler, Stevens & Company, a Savannah cotton factor. The materials document the firm's cotton business and the establishment of an Exporting Dept. in 1886 for naval stores and pine lumber. The company dealt with firms in the United States, South America, and Spain.
  Identifier:   ms1160  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   David Dean O'Keefe collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   O'Keefe, David Dean  
  Dates:   1823-2007  
The collection contains correspondence, most notably four original letters written by David O'Keefe in Hong Kong to his wife Catherine in Savannah, dated 1871-1872. In the letters O'Keefe gives news of his travels, mentions that he is sending money, and responds to Catherine's news that their daughter, Lulu, has suffered an eye injury. Later correspondence, dating mostly from the 1940s, concerns O'Keefe's estate and personal history. The collection also includes legal information, estate papers, historical and genealogical research, clippings, and photographs.
  Identifier:   ms3808  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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