E.J. Hardin invoice and letter
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E.J. Hardin invoice and letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hardin, Edward J., approximately 1801-1856.
Title: E.J. Hardin invoice and letter
Dates: 1844
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0365

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward J. Hardin lived in Columbus, Georgia, where he was a factor and a commission merchant. He also served as the Superior Court Clerk. Hardin died at the age of 55 from "consumption" (tuberculosis).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an invoice for merchandise sold to Capt. Albert Draper of Rhode Island. Also included is a letter to Richard Bordin of Fall River, Massachusetts, listing prices of sugar, cigars, coffee, and molasses, and stating that the cotton market is dull. Both are signed by E.J. Hardin.

Index Terms

Business letters.
Commission merchants.
Consumer goods.
Hardin, Edward J., approximately 1801-1856.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company, Boston, Massachusetts.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], E.J. Hardin invoice and letter, MS 365, 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.


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