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Jabez Jackson letter to Messrs. Blair and Rives

Jabez Jackson letter to Messrs. Blair and Rives

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jabez Jackson letter to Messrs. Blair and Rives
Creator: Jackson, Jabez Young, 1790-
Inclusive Dates: 1837 January 17
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2613
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Jabez Young Jackson, the son of James Jackson [1757-1806] and uncle of James Jackson [1819-1887], a Representative from Georgia; born in Savannah, Ga., in July 1790; resided at Clarkesville; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James M. Wayne; reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress and served (October 5, 1835-March 3, 1839); died in Clarkesville, Habersham County, Ga.; death date unknown. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. ( Retrieved 7/9/2009.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter dated Philadelphia, January 17, 1837, to Messrs. Blair and Rives, signed "Jabez Jackson of Georgia." Jackson sent the letter from a Philadelphian hotel where he was resting due to an illness that "keeps me from my seat in the house." In the letter he requests Blair and Rives to send the "Daily Globe" to the hotel landlord, Mr. John Sturdivant.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jabez Jackson letter to Messrs. Blair and Rives, ms2613, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876
Globe (Washington, D.C. : Daily)
Jackson, Jabez Young, 1790-
Legislators -- Correspondence.
Rives, John C. (John Cook), 1795-1864
Sturdivant, John

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1837 January 17