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Grace Lucas letter to Mary E. Johns

Grace Lucas letter to Mary E. Johns

Descriptive Summary

Title: Grace Lucas letter to Mary E. Johns
Creator: Lucas, Grace
Inclusive Dates: 1843 July 22
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms1690
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Athens, Georgia, July 22, 1843, to "My dear sister," Mary E. Johns, Davisborough, signed Grace Lucas, regarding illness, enslaved woman, and other family happenings. Much of the letter focuses on the misfortunes of their sister Betsey Howard and her family's and Cherry's, enslaved woman, illness.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Grace Lucas letter to Mary E. Johns, ms 1690. 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

Athens (Ga.) -- Social life and customs.
Enslaved persons -- Georgia
Johns, Mary E. -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1843 July 22