James Smith letters
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James Smith letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Smith, James, approximately 1766-
Title: James Smith letters
Dates: 1833-1837
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0738

Biographical/Historical Note

James Smith (b. ca. 1766) lived in McIntosh County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of three letters from James Smith to John Babcock of S. Newell & Co., dated June 13, 1833, June 30, 1833, and December 5, 1837. All of the letters were written from McIntosh County, Georgia, and pertain to castings for a rice mill, and a pipe and pump for a cistern. The letters include details of installations.

Index Terms

Letters (correspondence)
McIntosh County (Ga.)
Metal castings.
Milling machinery.
Mills and mill-work.
Smith, James, approximately 1766-

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company, Boston, Massachusetts.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], James Smith papers, MS 738, 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.


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

Container List

Item 1: James Smith to John Babcock of S. Newell & Co. Darien, Ga., 1833 June 13 ( 3.0 p. )
Item 2: James Smith to John Babcock. Darien, Ga., 1833 June 20 ( 3.0 p. )
Item 3: James Smith to John Babcock. Sidona (near Darien), Ga., 1837 December 5 ( 2.0 p. )