J. T. Price letter
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J. T. Price letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Price, J. T.
Title: J. T. Price letter
Dates: 1831
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1766

Biographical/Historical Note

J.T. Price resided in Floyd County, Georgia, and in 1831 was unmarried. His friend Anselm L. Anthony, was a Baptist minister and resided in Gwinnett County, Georgia, and Hall County, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one letter and an accompanying transcript from J. T. Price to Anselm L. Anthony dated June 23, 1831. The letter was sent from "Bachellors Retreat" in Floyd County, Georgia, to Hall County, Georgia. The letter discusses Cherokee Indian attacks and that settlers in Floyd and Walker counties were relocating to other areas as a result . It also states the Burke family, consisting of an elderly man, an elderly woman, and an African-American woman, were murdered.


Index Terms

Anthony, Anselm L.
Burke family.
Cherokee Indians--Georgia--Floyd County.
Cherokee Indians--Georgia--Walker County.
Cherokee Indians--History--19th century.
Floyd County (Ga.)
Hall County (Ga.)
Letters (correspondence)
Price, J. T.
Walker County (Ga.)

Administrative Information

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