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Andrew Jackson Downing letter to Miss Garrettson

Andrew Jackson Downing letter to Miss Garrettson

Descriptive Summary

Title: Andrew Jackson Downing letter to Miss Garrettson
Creator: Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852
Inclusive Dates: 1838 September 19
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms386
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Andrew Jackson Downing (1815-1852) was an architect, gardener, author and nursery owner.

For further information, see the article "Andrew Jackson Downing" at Encyclopaedia Britannica online.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Newburgh, September 19, 1838, to "Miss Garrettson," signed "A.J. Downing," regarding the New York Horticultural Exhibition on September 29, 1838, and asking her to tell Freeborn Garrettson and Edward P. Livingston of the exhibition.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Original letter is located in Vault, and is restricted. Patrons must use this facsimile copy unless special permission is granted.

Preferred Citation

Andrew Jackson Downing letter to Miss Garrettson, ms386, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Horticultural exhibitions -- New York (State)
New York Horticultural Exhibition (1838 : New York)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Copy of letter (original restricted)