J. Van Buren letter
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J. Van Buren letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Van Buren, J.
Title: J. Van Buren letter
Dates: 1867
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1145

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information on J. Van Buren is available.

Cornelius R. Hanleiter (1815-1897) was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of John Jacob Hanleiter and Elizabeth MacFarland. He was a printer, telegraph operator, and publisher in Atlanta. He also served on the Atlanta City Council and as Justice of the Inferior Court of Fulton County. He was married twice: first in 1834 to Mary Ann Ford, and again in 1849 to Ann Eliz Shaw. In all he had 14 fourteen children.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from J. Van Buren to Cornelius R. Hanleiter, written from Clarksville, Georgia, in 1867. Van Buren writes about the planting and harvesting of scuppernong grapes and explains how to build an arbor.

Index Terms

Hanleiter, Cornelius R., 1815-1897.
Letters (correspondence)
Van Buren, J.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], J. Van Buren letter, MS 1145, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Rita Trotz, 1978.


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



1Item 1: J. Van Buren to C.R. Hanleiter. Clarksville, Georgia, 1867 November 16 ( 3.0 p. ) View online.
Regarding the planting and harvesting of scuppernong grapes and how to build an arbor.
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