Letter regarding January 1865 fire in Savannah, Ga.
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Letter regarding January 1865 fire in Savannah, Ga.

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Unknown.
Title: Letter regarding January 1865 fire in Savannah, Ga.
Dates: 1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1896

Biographical/Historical Note

The unidentified author of this letter resided in Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letter written by an unidentified father to his daughter, Ruth, on 6 September 1865. Within the letter, the author relates to his daughter the fire that took place on 27 January 1865 in Savannah, Georgia and how it affected himself and the rest of his household. There is also an enlarged photocopy of this letter included in this collection.

Index Terms

Letters (correspondence)

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Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.