Railroads -- Surveying
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents of the Collection The majority of the Joel Hurt Papers consist of documents pertaining to the East Atlanta Land Company and financial transactions effected by Joel Hurt. Documents found within the collection include deeds, abstracts of title, personal and professional correspondence, financial documents related to various business interests, and an East Atlanta Land Company account book. The bulk of the deeds pertain to land transactions within Fulton County, 14th land district, land lots 51, 52, 77, and 78.
Scope and Content This collection contains letters to and from Grant regarding construction of railroads in Pennsylvania and throughout the southeastern United States; the defense of Atlanta during the Civil War; and personal matters. Other items in the collection include Grant’s personal diaries from 1843, 1844, and 1845, as well as account books covering railroad land transactions; railroad costs; and cash accounts. Additional items include a report on the condition of railroads around Atlanta, Georgia,...