James Wood letter
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James Wood letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Wood, James.
Title: James Wood letter
Dates: 1840 January 8
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0177

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from James Wood to Isaac I. Cowl, in which Wood discusses mutual business interest in Dahlonega, the depressed condition of the mining business, and Wood's inability to sell Cowl's mines. References are made to agreements with the Sixes Mining Company and with the Bell Mines.

Index Terms

Dahlonega (Ga.)--19th century.
Gold mines and mining--Georgia--19th century.
Letters (correspondence)
Wood, James.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], James Wood letter, MS 177, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 1951.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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 holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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