Joshua Hill letter to President Ulysses S. Grant

Joshua Hill letter to President Ulysses S. Grant

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hill, Joshua, 1812-1891
Title: Joshua Hill letter to President Ulysses S. Grant
Dates: 1869 May 24
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms1490

Biographical/Historical Note

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

For more information, see his congressional biography.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one letter (and a transcript of the letter): dated Madison, Georgia, May 24, 1869, "His Excellency The President," signed "Joshua Hill," regarding Georgia's support of the Federal government's reconstruction policy and recent problems with race relations.


Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter, 1869 May 24