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Eliza Robarts letters to Samuel Low (photocopies)

Eliza Robarts letters to Samuel Low (photocopies)

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eliza Robarts letters to Samuel Low (photocopies)
Creator: Robarts, Eliza G. (Eliza Greene), 1785-1868
Inclusive Dates: 1829-1833
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2783
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Eliza Greene Robarts (1785-1868) was the aunt of Charles Colcock Jones and the niece of Capt. Samuel Low. She was portrayed as the venerated "Aunt Eliza" in The Children of Pride by Robert Manson Myers.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three photocopied letters and transcriptions from Eliza G. Robarts to her uncle, Capt. Samuel Low in Warwick, Rhode Island. The letters contain concern for health, complaints about being low in the purse, religion, love of family, explanations of Southern news, such as the gold rush, Cherokee issues, and the nullification debate.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eliza Robarts letters to Samuel Low (photocopies), ms2783, 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

Cherokee Indians -- Southern States.
Gold mines and mining -- United States -- History.
Low, Samuel -- Correspondence
Nullification (States' rights)
Robarts, Eliza G. (Eliza Greene), 1785-1868 -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1829-1833