|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Allen, William C.|
|Title:||William C. Allen letters|
|Extent:||(1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet|
|Collection materials are in English.|
No biographical information is available.
This collection consists of two letters written by William C. Allen. One is addressed to Allen's cousins and friends and the other to his cousin, America. The first letter, written from Adairsville in Cass County, Georgia, gives news of family, friends, and the weather. The second letter, written from Savannah, Georgia, gives similar information and also refers to "Yankee vessels...in sight of the city" and an expected attack. He mentioned that Cass County was renamed Bartow County in honor of Francis S. Bartow.
[item identification], William C. Allen letters, MS 4, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of the Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1966.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright.
|Letter, William C. Allen to cousins and friends. Adairsville, Cass County, Ga., 1859 March 6 ( 2.0 p. )|
|News of family and friends; large freshet damaged railroad; mentions cousins Couney and Permelia.|
|Letter, William C. Allen to Cousin America. Savannah, Ga., 1862 February 2 ( 4.0 p. )|
|Savannah expecting attack, "moderately well fortified," Yankee vessels lying in sight of the city; Cass County changed to Bartow in honor of Francis S. Bartow.|