I.P. Hazard business letters
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I.P. Hazard business letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hazard, Isaac Peace, 1794-1879.
Title: I.P. Hazard business letters
Dates: 1831-1849
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0376

Biographical/Historical Note

Isaac Peace Hazard was a merchant in South Kingston and later Peace Dale, Rhode Island. Georgia merchants shipped upland cotton to him for sale in his store.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters to Isaac Peace Hazard regarding cotton and cloth sales and shipments. Many of the letters have notes of Hazard's replies and account with him. A number of the letters concern "Negro cloth," a coarse, unbleached cotton used for slave's clothing; this cloth is also known as "osnaburgs" or "oznaburgs."


Index Terms

Business letters.
Cotton textiles.
Hazard, Isaac Peace, 1794-1879.
Merchants.
Slaves--Clothing.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Isaac Peace Hazard business letters, MS 376, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

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