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Daniel de Bruce Hack Sr. and Daniel de Bruce Hack Jr. papers

Daniel de Bruce Hack Sr. and Daniel de Bruce Hack Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Daniel de Bruce Hack Sr. and Daniel de Bruce Hack Jr. papers
Creator: Hack, Daniel de Bruce, 1787-1848
Creator: Hack, Daniel de Bruce
Inclusive Dates: 1815-1909
Language: English
Extent: 3 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms353
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Daniel de Bruce Hack (1787-1848), built the Richmond Factory, a cotton and wool mill, in 1834 near Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists mainly of correspondence between Daniel de Bruce Hack Sr. and family and friends. Business correspondences regard Hack's involvement in the Richmond Factory (Augusta, Georgia). Also included are letters in the 1840's from William Schley, Philip Schley, and Dr. Edward Eve of Augusta, Georgia; a few Civil War letters; and the reproduction of a letter from Daniel de Bruce Hack to his cousin William Hack, regarding Sherman's March. The collection contains receipts (for taxes, purchase of slaves, etc.); a reproduction of Hack's amnesty oath; and one unidentified photograph (possibly the Richmond Factory). The first item in the collection is genealogy of the Hack family.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Daniel de Bruce Hack Sr. and Daniel de Bruce Hack Jr. papers, ms353, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

General Notes

Includes some reproductions.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Manufactures -- Georgia.
Receipts (financial records)
Richmond Factory (Augusta, Ga.)
Textile industry -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Geneaology chart and letters, 1815-1834
 
12Receipts and letters, 1840-1848
 
13Photograph, letters, receipts, miscellaneous, 1850-1909