Amos D. Smith letter
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Amos D. Smith letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Smith, Amos D., (Amos Denison), 1805-1877.
Title: Amos D. Smith letter
Dates: 1833
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0737

Biographical/Historical Note

Amos D. Smith (1805-1877) lived in Rhode Island and worked as a textile merchant.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Amos D. Smith to his daughter, Hannah Cooke Smith, written from Columbus, Georgia, 1833. In the letter, Smith says he is glad to be in a community of good schools, as the education of children is very limited in places he has traveled through. He attributes this to political institutions.


Index Terms

Columbus (Ga.)
Education--Georgia--Savannah.
Letters (correspondence)
Smith, Amos D., (Amos Denison), 1805-1877.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Schindler's Antique Shop in Charleston, South Carolina.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Amos D. Smith letter, MS 737, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1953.


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.

Container List

 
Item 1: Amos D. Smith to his daughter, Hanna Cooke Smith. Columbus, Ga., 1833 April 21 ( 2.0 p. )
Says he is glad to be in a community of good schools; education of children very limited in places he has traveled through; attributes this to political institutions.