RESOURCE GUIDE #13

Darian 9th March 1838

T. Porter Esq.

Dear Sir:

Arrived in hand receipt for 16 boxes (of) marble received a few days since from New York. The boat is about ready to start and we hope will be with you in a few days.

Yours Truly
Hawes Michael Hollis

Cited from Old Governor's Mansion Archives. The above citation concerns prefabricated marble fireplace mantels.


Sending forward by Robert Barber Augusta

30th May 1838.

T. Porter. 2 Boxes Copper 94 pounds. To be delivered unto Mr. Timothy Porter Milledgeville. The paying for freight for the same and for receipt adjusted one dollar for one hundred pounds.

Robert Barber

Cited from Old Governor's Mansion Archives. The above citation concerns copper being delivered that was used for the original roof of the Mansion. In 1850 the copper was replaced with tin due to leakage.

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