|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Hitch, Robert Mark, 1872-1940.|
|Title:||Robert Mark Hitch correspondence|
|Extent:||0.2 cubic feet (7 folders)|
Robert Mark Hitch (1872-1940) was born in Morvan, Brooks County, Georgia. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Mercer University in 1892 and was admitted to the bar later that year. He moved to Savannah in 1893 and entered the law firm of Garrard, Meldrim and Newman. He established his own law firm in 1898. Hitch served as president of the Savannah Bar Association, was a member of the Georgia General Assembly (1902-1902), and was mayor of Savannah from 1937 until 1938.
This collection consists of Robert Mark Hitch's personal, business, social, and political correspondence. Included are a bill of lading for shipping melons, a produce order from A.S. Cook and Company, a cotton market price quotation, wedding invitations, an announcement of a meeting of the Knights of Pythias, and "The Cycler's Delight."
[item identification], Robert Mark Hitch correspondence, MS 909, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Phelps H. Buttman, 1964.
Collection is open for research.
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|1||Correspondence, 1894-1896 ( 42.0 items. )|
|Correspondents are: Quincy; W.L. Kemp; J.H. Butner; W.D. Stark; George M. Moore; Robert L. Ryals; B.W. Wartill; L.C.C. (3); C.M. hitch (5); W.J. Speer; John P. Ross; John McMullen; A.L. Holbrook; unsigned (4); M.A. Fall; W.B. Stovall; W.M. Toomer; Lula Hitch Chapman (4); Wallace W. Fraser; B.R. Hitch; illegible; Pet Simmons; A.N. Manucy.|
|2||Correspondence, 1897 January-May ( 21.0 items. )|
|Correspondents are: Eliza N. Steigall; Pet Simmons; Lula Hitch Chapman (2); S.H.R.; H.E. Glass, et al; unsigned; Nell Hitch (5); Nina (3); Susie F. Howze; B.R. Hitch; Sallie G. Cavliette; John P. Ross; J.W. Ratch; M.A. Fall.|
|3||Correspondence, 1897 June-December ( 20.0 items. )|
|Correspondents are: D.R. Pearce; Nell Hitch (5); B.R. Hitch; S.V. Sanford; unsigned; Lula Hitch Chapman (3); M.A. Fall (2); J.S. Sims; Nina (2); C.M. Hitch; Ada H. Elam.|
|4||Correspondence, 1898-1900 ( 20.0 items. )|
|Correspondents are: Sallie Hitch Rozier (2); Blanche Chapman (3); Nell (6); Lula Chapman (7); W.B. Stephens; Lilla Exley Sims.|
|5||Correspondence, undated ( 9.0 items. )|
|Correspondents are: Lula Chapman (2); John R.L. Smith; Nell (3); Blanche; Florence Smith; B.R. Hitch.|
|6||Business papers, 1894-1896 ( 9.0 items. )|
|Includes bill of lading for shipping melons; order from A.S. Cook and Co. for additional produce; cotton market price quotation.|
|7||Miscellaneous papers, 1896-1897 and undated ( 8.0 items. )|
|Includes wedding invitations; announcement of meeting of Knights of Pythias; "The Cycler's Delight."|