Letter from Julia R. King to Mrs. A. G. Caison, 1940

Collection:
Julia King Collection
Title:
Letter from Julia R. King to Mrs. A. G. Caison, 1940
Date of Original:
1940-07-31
Subject:
Maxwell family
Buttolph family
Indians of North America--Georgia
Native Americans--Georgia
Location:
United States, Florida, Brevard County, Merritt Island, 28.53917, -80.672
Medium:
correspondence
personal correspondence
family papers
Type:
Text
Format:
image/jp2
Description:
Letter from Julia King at Merritt Island, Florida, to Mrs. A.G. Caison at McIntosh (addressed to "Dear Friend of Mine"), dated July 31, 1940. Detailed description of the Gamble House from a guidebook. Expresses distress at the news that families at Taylor's Creek will be dispossessed (for the war effort). Says her Great-great-grandfather Colonel James Maxwell fought "Indians" on "the old red hill near the bridge at Taylor's Creek". Extolls the beauty of the view from her current home in Florida. Details the Buttolph family genealogy. Describes war preparations around her home in Florida. Includes typed transcript.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/midm_jkic_229
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/midm_jkic_229#item
IIIF manifest:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/midm_jkic_229/presentation/manifest.json
Language:
eng
Extent:
65 pages
Holding Institution:
Midway Museum (Midway, Ga.)
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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