Letter to George W. Crawford

Letter to George W. Crawford

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Torrance, William H., 1792-1837
Title: Letter to George W. Crawford
Dates: 1830 February 15
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; MS601 to MS605 and MS607 to MS 617A housed together in 1 document box)
Coll. Number: ms611

Index Terms

Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Burritt, Elijah H., (Elijah Hinsdale), 1794-1838
Crawford, George Washington, 1798-1872
Milledgeville statesman and patriot.
Polhill, John Goldwire, 1793-1838
Prohibited books--Georgia
Slavery--United States--Controversial literature--1830-
Walker, David, 1785-1830

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

William H. Torrance, letter to George W. Crawford. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Accruals note

The collection consists of a letter from William H. Torrance, Milledgeville (Ga.) to George W. Crawford, Augusta (Ga.) dated February 15, 1830. Torrance discusses the arrest of Elijah H. Burritt of the Milledgeville Statesman and Patriot for possessing insurrectionary literature which was discovered by his partner John Polhill.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1830 February 15