|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Hale, Joshua, 1812-1894.|
|Title:||Joshua Hale letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Joshua, Thomas, Josiah, and Eben Hale were brothers from New England. As merchants, they would sail to Georgia to sell their goods and purchase cotton.
This collection consists of a letter from Joshua and Eben Hale to Thomas and Josiah Hale, dated March 17-19, 1858, from along the Savannah River. The letter contains news of the shipment of cotton and its prices and changes in design for a new boat. A postscript by Eben Hale tells of hearing a sermon by the African American preacher, Reverend Andrew Marshall. Several people are mentioned in the letters.
Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company in Boston, Massachusetts.
[item identification], Joshua Hale letter, MS 350, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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