Letter from Edmund

Letter from Edmund

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hacker, Francis B.
Title: Letter from Edmund
Dates: 1854 August 29
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 549 to MS 560 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of one letter, signed by Edmund in Savannah (Ga.), to Francis B. Hacker of Charleston (S.C.) dated August 29, 1854, regarding Edmund's arrival in Savannah to find it in the grips of a yellow fever epidemic. The letter describes the situation, the number of deaths, and preventive measures.
Coll. Number: ms551

Biographical/Historical Note

Francis B. Hacker lived in Charleston (S.C.) in 1854.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Correspondence.
Epidemics--Georgia--Savannah.
Hacker, Francis B. -- Correspondence
Yellow fever--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Letter from Edmund, 1854 August 29. MS 551. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Letter, 1854 August 29