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John Knox letter to James N. Knox

John Knox letter to James N. Knox

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Knox letter to James N. Knox
Creator: Knox, John, 1792-1859
Inclusive Dates: 1843 December 11
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms1266
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Knox was a physician, lawyer, teacher, merchant and the brother of James N. Knox of Chester County, South Carolina.

Scope and Content

A two-page autograph letter signed by John Knox, dated "Augusta, Ga. December 11th 1843," addressed to his brother James N. Knox of the Chester District, South Carolina. The letter is a personal letter discussing family matters including the death of their mother, John's lack of money, and James' difficulties with the family's land. Although John does not directly give his reasons for being in Augusta, he was a student at the time, probably at the Medical College of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Knox letter to James N. Knox, ms 1266. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Knox, James Nesbit, 1806-1880 -- Correspondence
Medical College of Georgia -- Alumni and alumnae

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1843 December 11