|Creator:||Luffman, James B.|
|Title:||James B. Luffman Letters to Mary Ann Luffman|
|Quantity:||0.02 Linear feet (5 folders housed with minor collections MS 1252 to MS 1259)|
|Abstract:||The collection mainly consists of correspondence from James B. Luffman to Mary Ann Mather (later Luffman) from 1840-1847. Luffman, a sailor and later ship's captain, wrote from points along the gulf and eastern seaboards of the United States including St. Mary's and Savannah, Georgia; Charleston, South Carolina; and other southern ports. The letters discuss Luffman's voyages, travel, coastal events, shipping practices, and the areas he visits. The collection also contains a few letters from Luffman to others concerning finances and ship business.|
James B. Luffman, sailor and ship's captain, married Mary Ann Mather, in Wilmington, Delaware in 1842.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
James B. Luffman letters to Mary Ann Luffman, MS 1252. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.