E. Crane letter
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E. Crane letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Crane, E.
Title: E. Crane letter
Dates: 1850
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0184

Biographical/Historical Note

E. Crane was a cotton merchant for Fisher and Company of Boston, Massachusetts. He traveled throughout the South on company business.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter posted by E. Crane on August 6, 1850 from Chalybeate Springs, Georgia, to Fisher and Company in Boston. The letter updates the company on the prospects of a good cotton crop and on his hopes to sell the cotton. Crane mentions the favorable "Indian waters" he is enjoying with his wife.

Index Terms

Cotton trade--Georgia--19th century.
Crane, E.
Fisher and Company (Boston, Mass.)
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], E. Crane letter, MS 184, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 1952.


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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