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Letter: Columbus, Georgia to Colonel Wier Boyd, [Dahlonega, Georgia], 1867 Oct. 15

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Dexter, Amory, 1829-1887
Title: Letter: Columbus, Georgia to Colonel Wier Boyd, [Dahlonega, Georgia], 1867 Oct. 15
Date: 1867 Oct. 15
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 15, 1867. Dexter declines to reinvest in the company in spite of Mr. Peck's assertion that things look favorable. He predicts that a meeting just held in Boston will result in the erection of a fine mill. Dexter reports that he and his wife are well, arrived safely ,and have had good weather. He adds that the weather is good for cotton picking, and the crop is coming in fast, but complains that it is hard to get "the negroes" to pick fast enough. Dexter acknowledges good news from the election, but complains that it comes too late.

Document ID: mka012.

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Subjects: Boyd, Wier G., 1820-1893 | Gold mines and mining--Georgia--Dahlonega | Cotton--Georgia | Cotton picking--Georgia--Columbus | Dahlonega (Ga.) | Lumpkin County (Ga.) | Columbus (Ga.) | Muscogee 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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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