James H. Carter papers

James H. Carter papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Carter, James H., (James Henry), b. 1822?
Title: James H. Carter papers
Dates: 1853-1861
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 3041 to MS 3044 housed together in 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms3044

Biographical/Historical Note

James Henry Carter (b. 1822?) was a druggist in Savannah, Georgia. He and his wife Henrietta previously lived in Augusta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, receipts, promissory notes and legal documents. One document concerns the sale of a lot in Laurel Grove Cemetery (Savannah, Georgia) to James H. Carter. Most of the correspondence is from various law firms who are collecting debts for Carter. A letter of December 26, 1860 states that Carter and his family are leaving Savannah and moving to Texas.

Index Terms

Carter, James H., (James Henry), b. 1822? -- Correspondence
Debtor and creditor--Georgia--Savannah.
Laurel Grove Cemetery (Savannah, Ga.).
Legal documents.
Promissory notes.
Receipts (financial records)
Selling--Cemetery lots--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James H. Carter papers. MS 3044. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Papers, 1853-1861