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Henry Gaither papers

Henry Gaither papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Gaither papers
Creator: Gaither, Henry
Inclusive Dates: 1792-1838
Bulk Dates: 1798-1801
Language: English
Extent: 16 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1333
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry Gaither was a Revolutionary War soldier and Lt. Colonel in command of Fort Wilkinson, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers relating to Lt. Colonel Henry Gaither, 1792-1838. Mainly pertaining to Gaither's administration of Fort Wilkinson (Georgia), the collection includes hospital rolls, orders, receipts, and correspondence. Documents contain information on supply matters, trading, medical care, military discipline, and other official matters. Correspondents include Howell Cobb, Hugh McCall, Benjamin Hawkins, Archibald Lee, the merchants Habersham and Company, and Ferdinand Phinizy. The collection also includes miscellaneous materials relating to Fort Fidius and Fort Adams.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Gaither papers, ms 1333. 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

Correspondence.
Fort Adams.
Fort Fidius (Ga.)
Fort Wilkinson (Ga.)
Indians of North America -- Georgia.
Military administration -- Georgia.
Orders (military records)
United States. Army -- Supplies and stores

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11undated
 
121792
 
131794
 
141795
 
151796
 
161797
 
171798 January-June
 
181798 July - December
 
191799
 
1101800
 
111-121801
 
1131802, 1804, 1809
 
1141836
 
1151837
 
1161838