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John T. Collins letterbooks

John T. Collins letterbooks

Descriptive Summary

Title: John T. Collins letterbooks
Creator: Collins, John T.
Inclusive Dates: 1868-1884
Language(s): English
Extent: 4 folder(s) (4 letterbooks)
Collection Number: ms1462
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John T. Collins was a customs house agent for the port of Brunswick, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of four letterbooks (one is unbound) of John T. Collins from 1868-1884. Mainly pertaining to Collins' duties as customs agent for the port of Brunswick, Georgia, the volumes include correspondence detailing arrivals in port, vessels cleared, inspections, fees collected, and official appointments. Some correspondence relates to Collins' lumber business and his duties as an official of the Georgia chapter of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John T. Collins letterbooks, ms 1462. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Customs administration -- Officials and employees -- Georgia.
Letter books.
Lumber trade -- Georgia.
Ports of entry -- Georgia -- Brunswick.
Veterans -- Georgia -- Societies, etc.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letterbook, 1868-1875, 1882
12Letterbook sheets, 1878-1881
13Letterbook, 1881-1884
14Letterbook, 1873-1879