|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Kennickell, Arthur S., approximately 1863-1953.|
|Title:||Arthur S. Kennickell letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Arthur S. Kennickell was born in Augusta, Georgia. He moved to Savannah with his parents at the age of 11. Kennickell was the shipping clerk for Frank & Co. (first named Frank & Epstein), wholesalers of dry goods and notions in Savannah, until 1931, when the business was liquidated.
This collection contains a letter from an unknown author to Arthur Kennickell, 1899, reporting that the body of Col. W.H. Mabry o f the 7th Army Corps has been shipped home. The author describes the celebration of the Cubans in Havana over the American victory. The last page of the letter is missing, so the author's name is unknown.
Material was acquired from brother of Arthur Kennickell.
[Item identification], Arthur S. Kennickell letter, MS 459, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Emory B. Kennickell, 1968.
Collection is open for research.
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|Item 1: Letter to Arthur Kennickell, 1899 January 6 ( 2.0 p. )|
|Sent form Camp Columbia, Cuba. Reports that body of Col. W.H. Mabry of 7th Army Corps has been shipped home; describes celebration of Cubans in Havana over American victory.|