Henrietta Maria Thomas letter
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Henrietta Maria Thomas letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Thomas, Henrietta Maria, 1799-1874.
Title: Henrietta Maria Thomas letter
Dates: 1835
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1169

Biographical/Historical Note

Henrietta Maria Thomas (1799-1874) was a native of Baltimore, Maryland. She accompanied her brother, Dr. Richard Henry Thomas, also of Baltimore, on a trip to Florida and Cuba. They stopped in Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia on their way to St. Augustine.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a typed transcript of a letter by Henrietta Maria Thomas to Julia. The letter tells Julia about the city of Savannah and some of the prominent citizens. Included in this collection is an introductory page identifying the Thomas family with excerpts from some of Miss Thomas's other letters.

Index Terms

Charleston (S.C.)
Letters (correspondence)
Savannah (Ga.)
Thomas, Henrietta Maria, 1799-1874.
Upper class.

Location of Originals

Location of the original is unknown.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Henrietta Maria Thomas letter, MS 1169, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. A. Waldo Jones, 1971.


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: Letter from Henrietta Maria Thomas to Julia. St. Augustine, Florida, 1835 November 17 ( 2.0 p. )
Introductory page with biographical information.