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1 Title:   Wills Hill letter to James Habersham  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Downshire, Wills Hill, Marquis of, 1718-1793  
  Dates:   1772 April 1  
The collection consists of a letter from Wills Hill (at that time, Earl of Hillsborough), Whitehall, to acting governor James Habersham, Savannah, Georgia dated April 1, 1772. The letter discusses Indian depredations, smallpox, an appropriation for the support of the "civil establishment of Georgia for the present year", says he encloses copy of estimate upon which grant is founded "for your direction in the Application thereof," mentions an increase in the allowance for purchase of "implements and utensils for improving the manufacture of raw silk."
  Identifier:   ms526  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   John MacPherson Berrien letter to Peter Duponceau  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856  
  Dates:   1839 July 24  
The collection consists of a letter from John MacPherson Berrien to Peter Duponceau, dated 1839 July 24. Berrien writes on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society concerning information Duponceau, President of the Pennsylvania Historical Society, had written for earlier involving the production of silk in early Georgia, and also urging greater cooperation between historical societies.
  Identifier:   ms3781  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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