|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Ward, John Elliott, 1814-1902.|
|Title:||John Elliott Ward letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
John Elliott Ward (1814-1902) was born 2 October 1814 in Sunbury, Georgia and was a lawyer and a diplomat. He practiced law in Savannah, Georgia and was also involved in the Georgia state legislature from 1839-1857 and was the Speaker of the House from 1853-1854. Ward also served as a U.S. minister to China from 1858-1860. In 1866, he moved to New York and practiced law there until his death on 29 November 1902.
This collection contains a letter written by John Elliott Ward from his law office in New York to one of his daughters on 21 June 1900.
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