Thomas W. Collins letter
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Thomas W. Collins letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Collins, Thomas W., d. approximately 1858.
Title: Thomas W. Collins letter
Dates: 1843
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1081

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas W. Collins' estate in Macon, Georgia, was settled, in 1859; he most likely died the year before.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Thomas W. Collins to Albertus Terry, written from Macon, Georgia, in 1843. The letter is an intellectual discussion of philosophy and the pursuit of knowledge. A photocopy of the letter is included.

Index Terms

Collins, Thomas W., d. approximately 1858.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Letters (correspondence)
Philosophy--Study and teaching.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Rita Trotz.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Thomas W. Collins letter, MS 1081, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1970.


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: Thomas W. Collins letter to Albertus Terry, 1843 January 26 ( 3.0 p. )
Sent from Macon, Ga.