Sarah Hunt letter

Sarah Hunt letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hunt, Sarah
Title: Sarah Hunt letter
Dates: 1862 February 14
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms877

Scope and Content Note

A letter from Sarah Hunt, addressed to "my dear son" and dated "Riedmont, Feb. 14, 1862." The letter states that Sarah Hunt sent $65, which is all the money she coudl raise. She hopes that this will pay his and William's board bill and bring them home, and says that "this war is a terrible affair on mothers." She also suggests selling their "notes" in Richmond because "... the Brokers in Richmond are paying a premium for New York funds..."

Index Terms

Hunt, Sarah -- Correspondence
Promissory notes--United States.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sarah Hunt - letter, 14 February, 1862. MS 877. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1862 February 14 View online.