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Charles D. Davis letter to Alanson Davis

Charles D. Davis letter to Alanson Davis

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles D. Davis letter to Alanson Davis
Creator: Davis, Charles D., 1796-1879
Inclusive Dates: 1837 January 15
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3224
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Charles D. Davis was a lawyer in Monroe, Georgia. He was originally from Vermont. He died on April 1, 1879 and is buried in Rest Haven Cemetery in Monroe, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, January 15, 1837, addressed to "Mr. Alanson Davis," signed "Charles D. Davis," regarding the decline of Charles Davis' law business, and his consideration of moving to Cincinnati, Ohio because of the new railroad from Charleston, South Carolina. Davis quotes prices for food, carriages and enslaved people.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles D. Davis letter to Alanson Davis, ms3224, 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

Carriages and carts.
Correspondence.
Food prices -- Georgia -- Monroe.
Real property -- Georgia -- Monroe.
Slave trade -- Prices -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter, 1837 January 15