Thomas J. Hughes letter
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Thomas J. Hughes letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hughes, Thomas J., approximately 1806-
Title: Thomas J. Hughes letter
Dates: 1854
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0405
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Hughes lived in Hughesburgh, a village in Habersham County, Georgia, located six miles northeast of Clarkesville, the county seat.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Thomas Hughes to Douglas Woodrow, 1854, regarding the case for the heirs of Major John Habersham. Hughes asks if Lilliston Pardue is on the rolls of the Georgia Continental Line. J. Douglas Woodrow was in Plattsburgh, New York.

Index Terms

Decedents' estates.
Distribution of decedents' estates.
Habersham, James, 1745-1799.
Hughes, Thomas J., approximately 1806-
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company in Boston, Massachusetts.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Thomas J. Hughes letter, MS 405, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1955.


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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