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Benjamin Perley Poore letter to Gorham Parsons

Benjamin Perley Poore letter to Gorham Parsons

Descriptive Summary

Title: Benjamin Perley Poore letter to Gorham Parsons
Creator: Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887
Inclusive Dates: 1840 February 18
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 letter
Collection Number: ms1222
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Benjamin Perley Poore (1820-1887) was a journalist and historian, and editor of the SOUTHERN WHIG.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Coosawattee, Murray County, Georgia, February 18, 1840, to Gorham Parsons, Fatherland Farm, near Newburyport, Massachusetts, regarding plantation activities, agriculture, slavery, and the status of the Cherokee Indians.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Benjamin Perley Poore letter to Gorham Parsons, ms 1222. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

General Notes

Also available online as part of the Southeastern Native American Documents database.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cherokee Indians -- Georgia.
Indian land transfers.
Parsons, Gorham, 1768-1844
Plantation life -- Georgia.
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1840 February 18 Access Online