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1 Title:   Eugene LeHardy diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   LeHardy, Eugene, -1874  
  Dates:   1851-1853  
The collection consists of a diary of Eugene LeHardy, written at Rome, Georgia, from 1851 to 1853. Written entirely in French, LeHardy details his work surveying a railroad line between Rome, Georgia and Jacksonville, Alabama, probably the Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company. Also includes comments on business affairs, farming and gardening, fruit growing, weather, and an interesting passage on an exhibition of the Etowah Agricultural and Mechanical Association.
  Identifier:   ms1046  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Thomas Larkin Turner papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Turner, Thomas Larkin, 1812-  
  Dates:   1836-1841  
The collection consists of correspondences, receipts, and one account book relating to Turner's work as a draftsman and surveyor for the Brunswick and Florida Railroad in southeastern Georgia and Florida. Correspondence discusses problems with the local geography, the need to leave heavy equipment behind due to bogs and marshy areas, and Turner's attempts to receive full payment for his services. The account book contains lists of supplies, employee accounts, and items purchased.
  Identifier:   ms2806  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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