Alexander C. Farrington letter to Stephen Hills

Alexander C. Farrington letter to Stephen Hills

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander C. Farrington letter to Stephen Hills
Creator: Farrington, Alexander C.
Inclusive Dates: 1835 December 26
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms643
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a letter dated December 26, 1835, from Alexander C. Farrington of New York, to Stephen Hills, of New York. Farrington responds to Hills' inquiry regarding 100,000 acres of timber lands in Georgia. He talks about the quality of the land and timber, the market for timber, transporting the timber on a soon-to-be completed canal from Savannah to the Altamaha River, and the history of ownership of the land. Names mentioned include: Joseph Grezard, Joseph Eden, Metcalf Eden, Samuel Abbott, Jemima Abbott, Samuel K. Abbott, Charles Abbott, Nicholas Abbott, Henry P. Abbott, and Ann Eliza Abbott.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander C. Farrington letter to Stephen Hills, ms643, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1835 December 26

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