John Brown Gordon correspondence with Henry Faison Emery

John Brown Gordon correspondence with Henry Faison Emery

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904
Title: John Brown Gordon correspondence with Henry Faison Emery
Dates: 1901-1903
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms1270

Biographical/Historical Note

John Brown Gordon (1832-1904), Confederate General, Georgia Governor (1886-1890), and U.S. Senator (1873-1880, 1891-1897), born in Upson County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "John B. Gordon (1832-1904)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.


Scope and Content Note

The collection primarily consists of correspondence from John Brown Gordon to Henry Faison Emery of Atlanta, Georgia from 1901-1903. The letters discuss Atlanta taxes, land in Georgia, Florida land speculation, and business interests. The collection also contains one letter from Emery to Gordon discussing taxes Gordon owed on property in Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Correspondence
Emery, Henry Faison, b. 1848
Real estate investment--Florida.
Real estate investment--Georgia.
Taxation--Georgia--Atlanta.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Brown Gordon correspondence with Henry Faison Emery, ms 1270. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letters, 1901-1903