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Benjamin H. Hill speech

Identifier: ahc.MSS460f
Scope and Content This handwritten address to the Georgia branch of the Southern Historical Society discusses the Reconstruction period and includes reminiscences of Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis. The speech was delivered in Atlanta on February 18, 1874.
Dates: 1874

Perry family correspondence

Identifier: ahc.MSS174
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between the Perry family and extended family members including the Carters and the Chisolms. Transcription is available for the letters dated between 1852 and 1869. The topics include the experiences of the Perry children in school in Monroe, Georgia, as well as plantation and farming life after the Civil War. Other topics include difficulties with freedmen after the Civil War, failing banks in Georgia, poor health, and development in Atlanta.
Dates: 1852-1901, undated