|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Welles, Matthias, 1819-1899.|
|Title:||Matthias Welles letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Matthias Welles (1819-1899) was the son of Charles T. Welles of Wyalusing, Pennsylvania. He was born in Pennsylvania, married Mary Ann Ackley on February 21, 1849, and died in New York in 1899.
This collection consists of a letter from Matthias Welles to his father, Charles T. Welles, 1844. In the letter, Welles describes Savannah and tells of his plans to go to Matanzas, Cuba. He writes of national politics and the annexation of Texas. He also mentions several people. Charles T. Welles was in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania.
Purchased from Schindler's Antique Shop, Charleston, South Carolina.
[item identification], Matthias Welles letter, MS 851, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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|Item 1: Matthias Welles to his father, Charles T. Welles. Savannah, 1844 November 19 ( 3.0 p. )|
|Describes Savannah; plans to go to Matanzas; writes of national politics and annexation of Texas; mentions several persons.|