Manuscript Collection

Isaac N. Pollard Letter - Accession 1538 M748 (805)

Title

Isaac N. Pollard Letter - Accession 1538 M748 (805)

Files

Download Isaac N. Pollard Letter - June 12, 1817 (3.3 MB)

Download Typescript Copy of Pollard Letter by Harry M. Miller, Jr. (324 KB)

Identifier

Accession 1538 - M748 (805)

Inclusive Dates

1986

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

3 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a photocopy and a typescript copy of a letter from Isaac N. Pollard to his brother Austin on June 12, 1817 while serving in the 4th or 7th regiment during the First Seminole War. Isaac wrote the letter while stationed in Cantoment “Monteplier” in Alabama. He mentions previously being stationed at Camp Scott which was on the bank of the Flint River in Georgia and also mentions Fort Johnson and joining his regiment in Charleston Harbor. The Letter tells of Isaac N. Pollard’s experiences away from his family while fighting in the First Seminole War. The letter was transcribed by his Great, Great, Great Grandson Harry M. Miller, Jr. The Original is owned by Mrs. Hazel Dawkins Cape, of Union, SC who is a Great, Great Granddaughter of Isaac N. Pollard.

Provenance

The Isaac N. Pollard Letter was donated to the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections by Harry M. Miller, Jr.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Isaac N. Pollard Letter - Accession 1538 M748 (805)

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