Stephen M. Ingersoll Letters to Asahel Hall

Stephen M. Ingersoll Letters to Asahel Hall

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Ingersoll, Stephen M., 1793-1837
Title: Stephen M. Ingersoll Letters to Asahel Hall
Dates: 1820-1825
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; housed in 1 document box with minor collections MS 1378 to MS 1386)
Abstract:The collection consists of letters from Dr. Stephen M. Ingersoll to Dr. Asahel Hall of North Ford (Conn.) from 1820-1825. Written from Fort Hawkins and later Macon (Ga.), the letters discuss medical matters, farming, the climate, and problems with settling Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms1382(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Stephen M. Ingersoll (1793-1837), physician, served in the War of 1812 with the 37th U.S. Infantry and after the war stationed at Fort Hawkins which in 1823 was established as Macon, Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Fort Hawkins (Ga.)
Hall, Asahel
Land settlement--Georgia.
Macon (Ga.)
Medicine--Practice--Georgia.
Physicians--Georgia.

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

Stephen M. Ingersoll Letters to Asahel Hall. MS 1382. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letters, 1820-1821
 
5Letters, 1822-1825