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John Milledge letter to Sheftall Sheftall

John Milledge letter to Sheftall Sheftall

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Milledge letter to Sheftall Sheftall
Creator: Milledge, John, 1757-1818
Inclusive Dates: 1796 February 26
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms670
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Milledge (1757-1818), politician, U.S. Congressman, Georgia Governor, resided in Augusta, Georgia.

For more information, see the article John Milledge (1757-1818) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter from Senator John Milledge, Philadelphia (Pa.) to Sheftall Sheftall, Savannah (Ga.) on February 26, 1796. Milledge discusses the status of Mordecai Sheftall's claim before Congress, the speech of Edward Livingston on British indignities to American seaman, the Virginia Resolutions, the treaties with Algeria and Spain, canal lottery tickets for Sheftall, and General James Jackson.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Milledge letter to Sheftall Sheftall, ms670, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Jackson, James, 1757-1806
Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836
Lotteries -- Georgia.
Sailors -- United States.
Sheftall, Mordecai, 1735-1797
Sheftall, Sheftall, 1762-1847
Spain -- Treaties.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1789-1797.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1796 February 26