George Schley letter to William Bard

George Schley letter to William Bard

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Schley, George, d. 1851
Title: George Schley letter to William Bard
Dates: 1833
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 1301 and MS 1302)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter, written verso and recto of one leaf and dated Savannah, June 13th, 1833. The letter is from George Schley to William Bard, president of the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, and concerns the purchase of an insurance policy for a friend. Schley describes the individual in this fashion: "His habits of life are regular & temperate - his character elevated - he pursued Literature and Science, being a Professor in Franklin College at Athens in the State of Georgia, a place remarkable for its salubrity..." The letter concludes with some financial matters pertaining to the professor and possible methods for implementation of the policy.
Coll. Number: ms1302(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

George Schley was a postmaster of Savannah.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Bard, William, 1778-1853 -- Correspondence
Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. -- Faculty
Life insurance policies.
Schley, George, d. 1851 -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Schley letter to William Bard, MS 1302. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, June 13, 1833