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Letter: Columbus, Georgia to Colonel Wier Boyd, [Dahlonega, Georgia], 1883 Feb. 1

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Dexter, Amory, 1829-1887
Title: Letter: Columbus, Georgia to Colonel Wier Boyd, [Dahlonega, Georgia], 1883 Feb. 1
Date: 1883 Feb. 1
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 February 1, 1883. Dexter hopes that the Rider Mine will open rich and sell high for Boyd, in spite of high expense. He suggests steam drills and pumps to work the hard rock of the Rider Mine. Dexter mentions he will try to visit Dahlonega during the summer and expresses love for both country and people. He complains that he has been on the grand jury for four weeks, but hopes to get off tomorrow. Dexter announces that he now has three boys and that they take after their mother, a McDougald.

Document ID: mka014.

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Subjects: Boyd, Wier G., 1820-1893 | Gold mines and mining--Georgia--Dahlonega | Mining leases--Georgia--Dahlonega | Jury duty--Georgia--Columbus | Grand jury--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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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