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S.M.B. letter to Jane Anderson

S.M.B. letter to Jane Anderson

Descriptive Summary

Title: S.M.B. letter to Jane Anderson
Creator: Bass, S. M., 1839 or 1840-
Inclusive Dates: 1846 February 7
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3447
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Sparta, Hancock County, Georgia, February 7, 1846, addressed to Mrs. Jane D. Anderson, West Windham, New Hampshire, in Care of Francis D. Anderson, signed "Your affectionate nephew, S. M. B." (The writer's name is inferred from a reference he makes to "Mother Bass.") The author writes " …this is a day of high-pressure engines, Magnetic Telegraphs, Iron War Steamers, etc., etc., not to mention the various isms of our time such as Mesmerism, Mormonism, Millerism …" He also writes about his life at the Academy, his rooms, and his neighbors.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

S.M.B. letter to Jane Anderson, ms3447, 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

Anderson, Jane D., active 1846 -- Correspondence
Schools -- Georgia -- Sparta.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1846 February 7