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Charles G. Nenney letters.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.058

Scope and Contents

1st item: Letter from W. L. Nenney, Atlanta, Ga., to his brother Charles G. Nenney, Russellville, Tenn., dated October 25, 1865. The letter begins by recounting a disruption that occurred when Nenney was staying at their Uncle Jo's house. He also mentions the housing situation and influx of population. He also mentions the presence of Confederate soldiers. Letter does not include address panel. 2nd item: Letter from W. L. Nenney, Atlanta, Ga., to his brother Charles G. Nenney, Russellville, Tenn., dated November 15, 1865. The letter begins by detailing his part in rebuilding Atlanta. He also mentions the price of corn and elaborates further on the efforts to rebuild the city. He also writes of the African American community in Atlanta. An additional remark about the presence of Union and Confederate soldiers appears on the first page, likely written after the majority of the letter. Letter does not include address panel. 3rd item: Letter from W. L. Nenney, Atlanta, Ga., to his brother Charles G. Nenney, Russellville, Tenn., dated December 3, 1865. The letter, possibly incomplete, is largely concerned with financial matters including the price of corn. He also mentions his involvement with the lumber business and his intentions to buy a new mill. Letter does not include address panel. 4th item: Letter from W. L. Nenney, Atlanta, Ga., to his brother Charles G. Nenney, Russellville, Tenn., dated March 20, 1866. The letter, possibly incomplete, is mostly concerned with financial matters and his house. Letter does not include address panel. 5th-12th items: Letters from various members of the Atlanta Guano Company, including five (5) from John M. Green, President, two (2) from Cliff F. Mansfield, Secretary and Treasurer, and one (1) from Edgar D. Pallanag, addressed to Charles G. Nenney, Russellville, Tenn., dated December 2, 1887-February 16, 1893. Handwritten and typed on Atlanta Guano Company stationary, the letters concern the receipt of checks paid to the company by Nenney. (from seller)

Dates

  • 1865-1893

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder (12 letters)

Title
Charles G. Nenney letters.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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