L. H. Hamilton papers

L. H. Hamilton papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hamilton, L. H.
Title: L. H. Hamilton papers
Dates: 1832-1842
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms3316

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Scope and Content Note

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.


Arrangement

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.


Index Terms

Agricultural implements.
Correspondence
Hamilton, C. S. -- Correspondence
Hamilton, L. H. -- Correspondence
Northeastern States--Commerce--Southern States .
Southern States--Commerce--Northeastern States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

L. H. Hamilton papers, ms 3316. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letters, 1832-1842