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Thomas Larkin Turner papers

Thomas Larkin Turner papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Thomas Larkin Turner papers
Creator: Turner, Thomas Larkin, 1812-
Inclusive Dates: 1836-1841
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2806
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Thomas Larkin Turner was a draftsman and surveyor for the Brunswick and Florida Railroad.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondences, receipts, and one account book relating to Turner's work as a draftsman and surveyor for the Brunswick and Florida Railroad in southeastern Georgia and Florida. Correspondence discusses problems with the local geography, the need to leave heavy equipment behind due to bogs and marshy areas, and Turner's attempts to receive full payment for his services. The account book contains lists of supplies, employee accounts, and items purchased.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Larkin Turner papers, ms2806, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books.
Brunswick and Florida Railroad
Business records.
Drafters -- Georgia.
Railroads -- Florida -- Surveying.
Railroads -- Georgia -- Surveying.
Richardson, William, active 1836-1841
Turner, Larkin, 1781-

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1836-1841