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Lovick Pierce letters to Ann Pierce Howard

Lovick Pierce letters to Ann Pierce Howard

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lovick Pierce letters to Ann Pierce Howard
Creator: Pierce, Lovick, 1785-1879
Inclusive Dates: 1875-1879
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1443
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Lovick Pierce was a Methodist minister and the father of the Georgia Methodist Bishop George Foster Pierce.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three letters from Lovick Pierce to his granddaughter Mrs. Ann Pierce Howard of Hamilton, Harris County, Georgia. Dated April 7, 1875, October 22, 1877, and November 4, 1879, the first letter is datelined "Sunshine", the Pierce homeplace, while the other two are headed Sparta. Poignant and filled with grandfatherly advice, the letter of 4 November 1879 is noted as "the last before his death."Also included is a copy of the petition of Robert D. Walker.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lovick Pierce letters to Ann Pierce Howard, ms 1443. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clergy -- Georgia.
Howard, Ann Pierce, 1840-1933 -- Correspondence

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials in this repository: H. M. Howard letter to Ann Pierce Howard, ms 1441.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letters, 1875-1879