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Guide to the W. G. Croft letter MSS.0377

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-02-21T11:40-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

February 2013
Collection Title:

W. G. Croft letter

Unit ID:

MSS.0377

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 item)

Dates:

circa 1835

Abstract:

Letter from W. G. Croft, dated 18 November (circa 1835) from Canebreak, Union Town, Alabama, to his brother, Randall Croft, at Beaufort, South Carolina, discussing cotton crop yields in the area.

creator

Croft, W. G.

Preferred Citation:

W. G. Croft letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a letter from W. G. Croft, dated 18 November (circa 1835) from Canebreak, Union Town, Alabama, to his brother, Randall Croft, at Beaufort, South Carolina, discussing cotton crop yields in the area.

Biographical/Historical note

W. G. Croft was visiting friends in the Cane Break area of south Alabama, probably in the early 1830s, to determine the profitability of the cotton crops in the region.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Farmers--Correspondence (lcsh)

Farming and Agriculture (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Letter Box 571