Malcolm McLaren letter to Duncan MacGregor
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Malcolm McLaren letter to Duncan MacGregor

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: McLaren, Malcolm, active 19th century.
Title: Malcolm McLaren letter to Duncan MacGregor
Dates: 1853 November 20
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1662

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letter written November 20, 1853 by Malcolm McLaren in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia to Duncan MacGregor in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is believed that Malcolm McClaren was the nephew or brother-in-law of Duncan MacGregor. The letter mainly discusses working and living conditions during local railroad construction.

Index Terms

Letters (correspondence)
MacGregor, Duncan, active 19th century.
McLaren, Malcolm, active 19th century.
Railroad construction workers--Georgia--Macon County.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

Malcolm McLaren letter to Duncan MacGregor, MS 1662, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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