Joseph Belknap Smith papers

Joseph Belknap Smith papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Broomhead, B. H.
Creator: Smith, Joseph Belknap
Title: Joseph Belknap Smith papers
Dates: 1861-1863
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1591 in MS 1607)
Coll. Number: ms1599(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Belknap Smith was a wealthy businessman and mine owner who owned land in the Berzelia and Little River Mills area of Wilkes and Columbia Counties (Georgia).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters, mostly from Smith's agent, B. H. Broomhead. They concern the selling of scrap iron.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Broomhead, B. H. -- Correspondence
Businessmen--Georgia--Columbia County--Correspondence.
Businessmen--Georgia--Columbia County--History--19th century.
Businessmen--Georgia--Wilkes County--Correspondence.
Businessmen--Georgia--Wilkes County--History--19th century.
Commercial agents--Georgia--Correspondence.
Commercial agents--Georgia--History--19th century.
Mines (extracting complexes)
Scrap metal industry--Georgia--History--19th century--Sources.
Scrap metals--Georgia--History--19th century--Sources.
Smith, Joseph Belknap -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph Belknap Smith papers, MS 1599. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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