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Joel R. Poinsett letter to D. P. Leadbetter

Joel R. Poinsett letter to D. P. Leadbetter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Joel R. Poinsett letter to D. P. Leadbetter
Creator: Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851
Inclusive Dates: 1841 February 24
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2709
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Joel Roberts Poinsett (1779-1851) was a diplomat and statesman born in Charleston, South Carolina.

For more information, see the article "Joel R. Poinsett" at Encyclopedia Britannica Online.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated War Department, February 24, 1841, to "Hon. D. P. Leadbetter," signed "J. R. Poinsett," regarding Archimedes Gaines and his desertion from Fort Charlotte in 1818.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joel R. Poinsett letter to D. P. Leadbetter, ms2709, 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

Leadbetter, Daniel Parkhurst, 1797-1870 -- Correspondence
Military deserters -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1841 February 24