Joshua Hill letter to President Ulysses S. Grant

Joshua Hill letter to President Ulysses S. Grant

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hill, Joshua, 1812-1891
Title: Joshua Hill letter to President Ulysses S. Grant
Dates: 1869 May 24
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1488 - MS 1495)
Coll. Number: ms1490(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Joshua Hill (1812-1891), U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Georgia.

For more information, see his congressional biography.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter from Joshua Hill to President Ulysses S. Grant, May 24, 1869 in which Hill assures Grant that Georgia supports the Federal government's reconstruction policy and that the recent murders and problems with race relations do not represent the feelings of the majority of Georgians.


Index Terms

Georgia--Race relations.
Grant, Ulysses S., (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Legislators--United States.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--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

Joshua Hill letter to President Ulysses S. Grant. MS 1490. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letter to President Ulysses S. Grant, 1869 May 24
 
1Transcription of letter