Transcription of Warren Akin letter
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Transcription of Warren Akin letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Akin, Warren, 1811-1877
Title: Transcription of Warren Akin letter
Dates: 1864
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS4f

Biographical/Historical Note

Warren Akin was a representative for Georgia in the Confederate Congress. Additional biographical information about Warren Akin has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is a transcription of a letter written by Warren Akin in Elberton, Georgia to "My Dear Sir" on October 31, 1864. The letter was typed by Ruth Blair of the Atlanta Historical Society for Sally Akin. The letter refers to the hardships of surviving in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Index Terms

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Location of Originals note

The original letter is in the custody of the Georgia Archives.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Transcription of Warren Akin letter, MSS 4f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Related Material

The letter in this collection is also found in the book, Letters of Warren Akin: Confederate Congressman, edited by Bell Irvin Wiley.

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11Transcription of letter, 31 October 1864