Hall & Deblois business letters
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Hall & Deblois business letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hall & Deblois (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Hall & Deblois business letters
Dates: 1841-1845
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0357

Biographical/Historical Note

Hall & Deblois was a firm of warehousemen and merchants in Columbus, Georgia, ca, 1841-1846. The firm was composed of H.T. Hall, J.A. Deblois and F.N. Ruse.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two letters from Hall & Deblois, 1841 and 1845, regarding the price of cotton and other commodities, as well as the scarcity of bills.

Index Terms

Boston (Mass.)
Business letters.
Consumer goods.
Hall & Deblois (Savannah, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company, Boston, Massachusetts.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Hall & Deblois business letters, MS 357, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 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.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: H.T. Hall and J.A. Deblois to James S. Avery at Boston. Columbus, Georgia, 1841 November 17 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding decline in price of cotton and scarcity of bills; advises him to buy certificates of deposit in Bank of Columbus.
Item 2: H.T. Hall and J.A. Deblois to George Howe at Boston. Columbus, Georgia, 1845 April 22 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding prospects of cotton crop and high prices of commodities.