Letter: Hadlyme, Connecticut to Wier Boyd, Dahlonega, Georgia, 1879 Nov. 11

"Thar's gold in them thar hills": Gold and Gold Mining in Georgia, 1830s-1940s
Letter: Hadlyme, Connecticut to Wier Boyd, Dahlonega, Georgia, 1879 Nov. 11
Hungerford, William Sumner, 1854-1904
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Gold mines and mining--Georgia--Dahlonega
Mining leases--Georgia--Dahlonega
Collecting of accounts--Georgia--Dahlonega
Boyd, Wier G., 1820-1893
United States, Georgia, Lumpkin County, Dahlonega, 34.53259, -83.98491
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Letter from W. S. Hungerford to Wier Boyd, dated November 11, 1879. Hungerford urges Boyd to respond to his request for money from Williams to settle rents Hungerford paid to Boyd. Hoping to be released from the debts of their mining operation, he asks whether Boyd was able to close the sale with Trimble. Hungerford expresses interest in mining news from the Dahlonega region and suggests that he may return in the spring.
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Manuscript held by the Chestatee Regional Library System, Lumpkin County Branch, Madeleine K. Anthony Collection, box II-1, folder 38.
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Hadlyme Conn. [Connecticut] Nov [November] 11th 79
Wier [Wier] Boyd Esq. [Esquire]
Dear Sir.
I wrote you several weeks ago in regard to our mine and also requesting you to send me that money received from Mr. Williams to settle the rents which I paid you. I have not heard from you since and would beg you to write me upon the receipt of this. You have probably met Mr. Trimble before this time and I would like to know what you got out of him in reference to closing up the trade at once or at least making

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such arrangements as would release me from the debts of the concern.

Hoping to hear from you at once I remain

Yours Truly
[Signed] W. S. Hungerford.
Hadlyme Connecticut.
[added text: P. S. I shall be interested in any mining news from your section that you may see fit to communicate. I am somewhat interested in another enterprise there and may go down there again next Spring but do not know. W. S. H.]