Ellward letter
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Ellward letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Title: Ellward letter
Dates: 1872
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1028

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Ellward (last name is unknown) to his mother, written in 1872. He writes from Savannah, Georgia, of his family's health, the warm weather, and of a dress he bought as a gift for Cecile. According to information supplied by the collection's donor, the letter's author may have been a member of the Klein family from Walterboro, South Carolina.

Index Terms

Letters (correspondence)
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Ellward letter, MS 1028, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Schindler, 1952.


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: Ellward letter to Mother, 1872 September 13 ( 1.0 p. )
Sent from Savannah.