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John MacPherson Berrien letter to Richard Henry Wilde

John MacPherson Berrien letter to Richard Henry Wilde

Descriptive Summary

Title: John MacPherson Berrien letter to Richard Henry Wilde
Creator: Berrien, John MacPherson
Inclusive Dates: 1821 October 10
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms1539
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Macpherson Berrien was an eloquent lawyer, a U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during U.S. president Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him.

For more information, see the article "John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated October 10, 1821, to "R. H. Wilde," signed "John MacPherson Berrien," regarding another arrest at Wilde's command.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John MacPherson Berrien letter to Richard Henry Wilde, ms 1539. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Arrest -- Georgia -- Augusta.
Correspondence.
Wilde, Richard Henry -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter, 1821 October 10