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Georgia State Agricultural Society speech

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Identifier: ahc.MSS544f
Scope and Content This collection contains a handwritten speech by an unknown author delivered to representatives of the Georgia State Agricultural Society at an annual meeting in Hawkinsville, Georgia. The speech welcomes members to Pulaski County, Georgia, and describes the state of agriculture in Georgia. The collection also contains fragments of an undated speech from an unidentified medical association meeting.
Dates: 1879, undated

Howard W. Newman speech "The North Georgia Cracker as a Citizen and Farmer"

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS873f
Scope and Content The collection contains a handwritten version and a typed copy of a speech titled "The North Georgia Cracker as a Citizen and Farmer," which Howard W. Newman presented at a meeting of the Georgia State Agricultural Society in Waycross, Georgia, in 1888. In the speech, Newman humorously describes the inhabitants of North Georgia through personal anecdotes. The printed copy of the speech indicates that the audience applauded throughout.
Dates: 1888, undated

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