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Letter: Atlanta, Georgia to Colonel Wier Boyd, Dahlonega, [Georgia], 1877 Oct. 30

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Dexter, Amory, 1829-1887
Title: Letter: Atlanta, Georgia to Colonel Wier Boyd, Dahlonega, [Georgia], 1877 Oct. 30
Date: 1877 Oct. 30
Description: Letter from Amory Dexter, civil engineer and one-time agent of the Yahoola River and Cane Creek Hydraulic Hose Mining Company, to Colonel Wier Boyd, dated October 30, 1877. Dexter warns Boyd not to sell the option to mine the "Amory mineral right" to Dr. Vandyke for the low price he has offered. The land was leased to the Yahoola Mining Company prior to the Civil War. He advises that Nathan H. Hand will risk paying to mine before testing. Dexter adds that he is not personally interested in getting a good price for the lease of the land, but is asking as a favor to Mrs. Austin, who is educating her children in a foreign country. He sends regards to Dr. Vandyke and his son and affirms he will relay Boyd's letter to Mr. Wainwright in Boston.

Document ID: mka003.

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Subjects: Boyd, Wier G., 1820-1893 | Mining leases--Georgia--Dahlonega | Gold mines and mining--Georgia--Dahlonega | Mineral rights--Georgia--Dahlonega | Yahoola River and Cane Creek Hydraulic Hose Mining Company | Dahlonega (Ga.) | Lumpkin County (Ga.)
Contributors: Chestatee Regional Library System, Lumpkin County Branch
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Digital Library of Georgia, 2004
Original Material: [1] p. | Manuscript held by the Chestatee Regional Library System, Lumpkin County Branch, Madeleine K. Anthony Collection, box II-1, folder 18.
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Cite as: [title of item], [title of series, if applicable], Madeleine K. Anthony Collection, Chestatee Regional Library System, Lumpkin County Branch, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia

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Related Institutions: Chestatee Regional Library System. Lumpkin County Branch
Digital Library of Georgia
Collection Information: "Thar's gold in them thar hills": Gold and Gold Mining in Georgia, 1830s-1940s