Letter to Hannah Tift

Letter to Hannah Tift

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Tift, Nelson, 1810-1891
Title: Letter to Hannah Tift
Dates: 1869 April 24
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; MS601 to MS605 and MS607 to MS 617A housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter from Nelson Tift to Hannah Tift dated April 24, 1869. Written on a broadside containing an address by Tift discussing Georgia's reconstruction politics and Governor Rufus Bullock's administration, the letter focuses on news of family and friends.
Coll. Number: ms608

Biographical/Historical Note

Nelson Tift (1810-1891) businessman, Georgia House of Representatives and U.S. Representative (1868-1869), resided in Albany, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Nelson Tift (1810-1891)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Index Terms

Bullock, Rufus B., (Rufus Brown), 1834-1907
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Georgia. Governor (1868-1871 : Bullock).
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Georgia.
Tift, Hannah

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nelson Tift, letter to Hannah Tift. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1869 April 24