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L. H. Hamilton papers

L. H. Hamilton papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: L. H. Hamilton papers
Creator: Hamilton, L. H.
Inclusive Dates: 1832-1842
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3316
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Hamiltons were general merchants in Georgia who ordered finished and manufactured goods from suppliers in the North, who in turn ordered goods mostly from England and France.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence addressed to L. H. Hamilton and C. S. Hamilton of Augusta, Georgia, from merchants in Milledgeville, Georgia and New York, N.Y. Correspondence mentions textiles, hardware, and agricultural tools, supply and demand, shipment, payment, profits, and the effect of English textiles on the American market. The collection also includes correspondence addressed to H. B. Bailey of Wetumpka, Alabama.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

L. H. Hamilton papers, ms3316, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Agricultural implements.
Hamilton, C. S. -- Correspondence
Hamilton, L. H. -- Correspondence
Northeastern States -- Commerce -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Commerce -- Northeastern States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1832-1842