William Harden notes on "The Grasshopper on the Royal Exchange"
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William Harden notes on "The Grasshopper on the Royal Exchange"

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Harden, William, 1844-1936.
Title: William Harden notes on "The Grasshopper on the Royal Exchange"
Dates: 1875-1936
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1335

Biographical/Historical Note

William Harden (1844-1936) was the son of Judge Edward Jenkins Harden (1813-1873); he was the disburser for Chatham County and a historian. He served throughout the Civil War, the latter part in the Signal Corps. He was the assistant librarian of the Georgia Historical Society, 1866-1869, and its librarian, 1869-1935. He was also a charter member of the American Library Association, 1876. He was the editor of the Georgia Historical Quarterly, 1917-1920 (v.1-4), and contributed many articles to the publication, as well as to other historical magazines. He wrote A History of Savannah and South Georgia (Chicago, 1913), and Recollections of a Long and Satisfactory Life (Savannah, 1934).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of notes entitled, "The Grasshopper on the Royal Exchange," which may have been an article in the New York Sun. The manuscript, in William Harden's handwriting, discusses Sir Thomas Gresham and the grasshopper crest on the Royal Exchange in London.

Index Terms

Gresham, Thomas, 1519?-1579.
Harden, William, 1844-1936.
Research notes.
Royal Exchange (London, England)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], William Harden notes on "The Grasshopper on the Royal Exchange", MS 1335, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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: Notes, "The Grasshopper on the Royal Exchange", undated ( 5.0 p. )