|Creator:||Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898|
|Title:||Richard Malcolm Johnston letter to Richard Patrick Hues Mell|
|Dates:||1877 May 16|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of one letter written by Richard Malcolm Johnston from his adopted home of Pen Lucy, Waverly, Maryland, to Richard Patrick Hues Mell, dated 16 May 1877. Johnston congratulates Mell on his continued good health, then describes a cemetery visit and nostalgically reminisces about "the old times" in Georgia.|
Richard Malcolm Johnston was a native Georgian and chronicler of middle Georgia life. For more information, see the article "Richard Malcolm Johnston (1822-1898)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Reverend Patrick Hues Mell, D. D., was a Baptist minister and University of Georgia educational leader. Both were students at the University of Georgia. For more information, see the article "Patrick Hues Mell (1814-1888)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Richard Malcolm Johnston letter to Richard Patrick Hues Mell. MS 1131(M). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.