Elizabeth B. Smith letter
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Elizabeth B. Smith letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Smith, Elizabeth B., b. 1822.
Title: Elizabeth B. Smith letter
Dates: 1861
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0910

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Elizabeth B. Smith to Mrs. Amelia Doutin and Mrs. Susan Searles. Writing from Coosa, Georgia, in 1861, Smith relates the scarcity and prices of commodities, the activities of women, and news of family and friends.

Index Terms

Coosa (Ga.)
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Letters (correspondence)
Smith, Elizabeth B., b. 1822.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.

Administrative Information

Custodial history

Material was purchased from Mrs. Sterling Graydon.

Preferred citation

[Identification of item], Elizabeth B. Smith letter, MS 910, 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: Elizabeth B. Smith to Mrs. Amelia Doutin and Mrs. Susan Searles. Coosa, Georgia, 1861 November 1 ( 3.0 p. ) View online.
Relates scarcity and prices of commodities; activities of women; news of family and friends.