Forsyth, John, 1780-1841 in subject [X]
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1 Title:   Norborne B. Powell letter to John Forsyth  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Powell, Norborne B.  
  Dates:   1832 March 22  
The collection consists of one letter: dated Liberty, Talbot County, Georgia, "The Honorable John Forsyth," signed "Norborne B. Powell," regarding the slowness of Federal mail service in Georgia, a report that Mr. Longstreet of Augusta, Georgia will form a line of stages westward, and the Indian problems in Georgia.
  Identifier:   ms385  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Keith M. Read collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Read, Keith M., 1880-1940  
  Dates:   1732-1905  
The collection consists of materials collected by Keith M. Read documenting the history of Georgia from 1732-1905. The materials include account books, correspondence, deeds, diaries, indentures, land grants, letter books, and minute books. Topics covered include the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slavery, the Salzburgers, and Native American tribes in Georgia. The collection contains papers of John M. Berrien; William H. Crawford; John Forsyth; Williams Gibbons; Charles Harris; Herschel V. Johnson; James Wright; the Bosomworth, Habersham, and Houstoun families; as well as numerous other Georgians. Of particular interest are records (1861-1863) of the Consulate of Great Britain in Georgia during the Civil War; an account book (1818) of Dr. Lewis H. Feurth containing the date, name of patient, treatment, and payment; a diary (1733) of Peter Gordon describing life in Georgia and relations with the Indians; a diary (ca. 1714-1763) of Caleb Davis pertaining to his trading activities in Georgia with the English and Spanish; and a letter book (1804-1806) of William Woodbridge documenting his import/export business and the difficulties of trading with Europe and England during the Napoleonic Wars.
  Identifier:   ms921  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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