John Knox letter to James N. Knox

John Knox letter to James N. Knox

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Knox, John, 1792-1859
Title: John Knox letter to James N. Knox
Dates: 1843 December 11
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms1266

Biographical/Historical Note

John Knox was a physician, lawyer, teacher, merchant and the brother of James N. Knox of Chester County, South Carolina.

Scope and Content Note

A two-page autograph letter signed by John Knox, dated "Augusta, Ga. December 11th 1843," addressed to his brother James N. Knox of the Chester District, South Carolina. The letter is a personal letter discussing family matters including the death of their mother, John's lack of money, and James' difficulties with the family's land. Although John does not directly give his reasons for being in Augusta, he was a student at the time, probably at the Medical College of Georgia.

Index Terms

Knox, James Nesbit, 1806-1880 -- Correspondence
Medical College of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Knox letter to James N. Knox, ms 1266. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1843 December 11