|Creator:||Hamilton, L. H.|
|Title:||L. H. Hamilton papers|
The Hamiltons were general merchants in Georgia who ordered finished and manufactured goods from suppliers in the North, who in turn ordered goods mostly from England and France.
The collection consists of correspondence addressed to L. H. Hamilton and C. S. Hamilton of Augusta, Georgia, from merchants in Milledgeville, Georgia and New York, N.Y. Correspondence mentions textiles, hardware, and agricultural tools, supply and demand, shipment, payment, profits, and the effect of English textiles on the American market. The collection also includes correspondence addressed to H. B. Bailey of Wetumpka, Alabama.
The collection is arranged by whom the letter is addressed to: (1) Letters to L. H. Hamilton; (2) Letters to L. H. Hamilton from brother, C. S.; (3) Miscellaneous letters.
L. H. Hamilton papers, ms 3316. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.