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W.P. Greene letter to his cousin

W.P. Greene letter to his cousin

Descriptive Summary

Title: W.P. Greene letter to his cousin
Creator: Greene, W. P., Esquire
Inclusive Dates: 1859 March 4
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2620
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter dated Schley County, Georgia, Friday, March 4, 1859, "Dear Cousin," and is signed "W.P. Greene esquire." Greene complains to his cousin that one of his favorite teachers at Chapel Academy is being libeled as an abolitionist by a former teacher who was fired for incompetence. According to Greene, controversy stemmed from the teacher's comment that [John Charles] Fremont, would have made a better president than Buchanan."

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W.P. Greene letter to his cousin, ms2620, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Greene, W. P., Esquire -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11W.P. Greene letter to his cousin, 1859 March 4