Edward Harden letter
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Edward Harden letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Harden, Edward, 1784-1849.
Title: Edward Harden letter
Dates: 1846
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0362

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward Harden was a planter, lawyer, state senator, Alderman of Savannah, Georgia, justice of the inferior Court of Chatham County, General in the Georgia State Militia, and trustee of the University of Georgia. He lived in Savannah until 1830, then in Athens, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letter from Edward Harden to Israel K. Tefft, the Georgia Historical Society's Corresponding Secretary, in 1846. Harden states he is transmitting the Cherokee Alphabet to the Society for William H. Thomas. He plans to collect books and papers on the subject for the Society.

Index Terms

Cherokee Indians.
Cherokee language--Alphabet.
Georgia Historical Society.
Harden, Edward, 1784-1849.
Letters (correspondence)
Tefft, I. K., (Israel Keech), 1794-1862.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from Israel K. Tefft, who was working at the Georgia Historical Society.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Edward Harden letter, MS 362, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Georgia Historical Society administrative files.


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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