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Ernestine Strong Alberti family letters

Ernestine Strong Alberti family letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ernestine Strong Alberti family letters
Creator: Alberti, Ernestine Strong, 1811-
Inclusive Dates: 1840-1845
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3539
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters from Ernestine Strong Alberti and her husband, Edwin R. Alberti, to their family members in Binghamton, New York. Correspondence describes their lives in Georgia, including the acquisition of enslaved people to labor on their newly acquired plantation and mill. The collection also includes letters from Cyrus Strong, Jr., Ernestine's brother, and her husband's business partner, to John Clapp.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ernestine Strong Alberti family letters, ms3539, 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

Alberti, Edwin R., -1862?
Alberti, Ernestine Strong, 1811-
Plantation owners -- Georgia.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Description and travel.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1840-1845