Furman B. Pearce letter
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Furman B. Pearce letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Pearce, Furman B.
Title: Furman B. Pearce letter
Dates: circa 1897
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0904

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one letter written by Furman B. Pearce in Thomson, Georgia to Thomas N. Denmark in Savannah, Georgia. Pearce has recently left Savannah and apologizes for not seeing Thomas before leaving. He asks Denmark to give his regards to many acquaintances in Savannah. He describes a picnic he recently attended in which he spent the time in the company of a lady from Salt Lake City whose father was interested in investing in gold mines in Georgia. He also mentions the possibility of setting up a legal practice in New Mexico, working on behalf of local people he refers to as "Greasers."

Index Terms

Denmark, Thomas N., b. approximately 1880.
Letters (correspondence)
Outdoor recreation.
Pearce, Furman B.
Thomson (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Furman B. Pearce letter, MS 904, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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: Furman B. Pearce to Thomas N. Denmark, Thomson, Ga., circa 1897