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Edward Telfair letter to Governor James Jackson

Edward Telfair letter to Governor James Jackson

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edward Telfair letter to Governor James Jackson
Creator: Telfair, Edward, approximately 1735-1807
Inclusive Dates: 1799 May 15
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3654
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Edward Telfair (1735-1807) served three terms as Georgia's governor in the late 1700s. He was the first governor to serve under the Georgia Constitution of 1789.

For further information, see the article Edward Telfair at New Georgia Encylcopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Savannah, May 15, 1799, to Governor Jackson, from Edward Telfair, concerning the Confiscation Acts, specifically addressing the current lawsuit brought against Telfair by his current business partner.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward Telfair letter to Governor James Jackson, ms3654, Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Jackson, James, 1757-1806

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1799 May 15