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Adam Leopold Alexander incoming letters

Identifier: 1972-0395M

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an 1829 letter from Nathaniel Jocelyn, a portrait painter, writing from New York about portraits of Adam and his wife, Sarah Hillhouse Gilbert Alexander, that Jocelyn was shipping to Washington, Georgia. The portraits were still in the Alexander house in 1972. The collection also includes an 1847 letter from John P. King, president of the Georgia Railroad Company, concerning the coming of the railroad to Wilkes County, Georgia.


  • 1829 and 1847


Biographical / Historical

Adam Leopold Alexander was born in 1803 in Sunbury, Libery County, Georgia, to parents Adam Alexander and Lousia Fredrika Alexander. He was a resident of Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia and worked as a banker. Later in life he lived in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia in a house at the corner of Telfair and Washington streets.

Adam Alexander is buried in the Alexander Family Cemetery in Wilkes County, Georgia.


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Physical Description

Available only as photocopy.

Adam Leopold Alexander incoming letters
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States