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J. Henshaw letter

J. Henshaw letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: J. Henshaw letter
Creator: Henshaw, J.
Inclusive Dates: 1787
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet 1 letter
Collection Number: ms4020
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The J. Henshaw letter collection is a single piece of correspondence regarding Point Peter, Georgia, located near St. Mary's, Georgia, and the conditions there. Unhealthy marshes and the sicknesses and death of local individuals is discussed. This area was later the site of a fort built in 1795 that was later burned by the British after the War of 1812.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. Henshaw letter, ms4020, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Point Peter (Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11letter, 1787