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Reverend John Newton diaries

Reverend John Newton diaries

Descriptive Summary

Title: Reverend John Newton diaries
Creator: Newton, John, 1732-1790
Inclusive Dates: 1781-1826
Bulk Dates: 1781-1791
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2022
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Newton (1732-1790) was a Baptist minister and physician.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two diaries of Reverend John Newton containing entries dating 1781-1790. Newton writes about locations of silver, gold, copper and lead mines; hunting, farming, and family health; and includes some information on Newton's services as a physician and a minister, first in the Carolinas and then in northeast Georgia. The collection also contains loose material relating to Newton's estate and medical accounts and remedies recorded by Dr. Moses Newton.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Reverend John Newton diaries, ms2022, 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

Indians of North America -- Georgia.
Medicine -- Practice -- Georgia.
Newton, Moses

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11John Newton diary
12John Newton diary
13Moses Newton diary and clippings