|Creator:||Hill, Benjamin H., (Benjamin Harvey), 1823-1882|
|Title:||Benjamin Harvey Hill letter to J. H. Scott|
|Dates:||1862 December 24|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 letter)|
A presence in Georgia state politics for more than three decades, Benjamin Hill was by turns a prosperous lawyer, opponent of secession, ardent supporter of the Confederacy, apologist for Reconstruction, and, at his death, Democratic U.S. senator from Georgia. New Georgia Encyclopedia http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved February 25, 2009)
A letter written by Benjamin Harvey Hill to J. H. Scott on 24 December 1862 from his home in LaGrange, Georgia. Hill describes the settling of the estate of N. Tompkins and other financial arrangements noting that "I should like to pay it by or before 1st Jany as by the 8 of that month I leave for Richmond."
Benjamin Harvey Hill letter to J. H. Scott, ms 1405. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.