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John Clark letter to the Governor of Alabama William Wyatt Bibb

John Clark letter to the Governor of Alabama William Wyatt Bibb

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Clark letter to the Governor of Alabama William Wyatt Bibb
Creator: Clark, John, 1766-1832
Inclusive Dates: 1819 November 22
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2469
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Clark (1766-1832) was a major general in the Georgia militia, state representative, U.S. Indian agent, and governor of Georgia from 1819 to 1823.

For further information, see the article "John Clark" at the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter to the Governor of Alabama William Wyatt Bibb, regarding the apprehension and return of a "negro man slave, property of Theoderick Montfort of [the] County of Putnam."

"I do hereby demand of your Excellency that the said Gideon Berry, may be apprehended and delivered up to James Whitfield and Lewis Hayward, or either of them, .... in order that he may undergo a further trial for the offence with which he has been found guilty."


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Clark letter to the governor of Alabama, ms 2469. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence
Extraditing.
Fugitive slaves -- Georgia.
Slavery -- Southern States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter, 1819 November 22 Access Online