Henry Solomon letter
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Henry Solomon letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Solomon, Henry.
Title: Henry Solomon letter
Dates: 1864
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0745

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Solomon was a merchant in Augusta, Georgia. Nathan E. Solomon moved to Savannah where he became a merchant.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Henry Solomon to his brother, Nathan E. Solomon, written from Augusta, Georgia in 1864. Henry writes of conditions at home and gives news of the war, family, and friends. Nathan Solomon was in British Columbia, Canada, at the time. The collection contains two photocopies and one typed copy of the original which remained in the possession of a descendant of the Solomon brothers.

Index Terms

Augusta (Ga.)
Confederate States of America--History.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letters (correspondence)
Solomon, Henry.

Location of Originals

Original letter in the possession of a descendant as of April 1978.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from a descendant.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Henry Solomon letter, MS 745, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Peg Davis, 1975 (copy 1); Harold Martin, 1975 (copy 2).


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: Henry Solomon to his brother, Nathan E. Solomon. Augusta, Ga., 1864 June 8 ( 3.0 p. )
Conditions at home; news of the war, family and friends. Two photocopies and one typed copy.