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Catalog Number MS 339-01-01-06
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content This collection consists of an account book and personal letters. The account book is most likely that of Joseph Clay or James Habersham, Jr., as Joseph Habersham was in England, 1768-1771 and the book is dated 1769 and 1780. The letters are to Joseph Habersham's wife, Isabella, stating he and Mr. Clay will arrive soon to move the women, to Pierce Butler regarding the need to hand Butler over to the Sheriff, from John Habersham with family news and the need to remove Mr. Lange from the Post Office, from Thomas Jefferson offering Habersham the office of Treasurer of the U.S., and to Abraham Baldwin with his reasons for resigning as Postmaster General. The collection also contains a photograph of a silhouette of Joseph Habersham.

Creator Habersham, Joseph, 1751-1815
Title Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Habersham. Monticello, September 4, 1801
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection Joseph Habersham papers
Subjects Account books
Clay, Joseph, 1741-1804
Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865
Habersham, John, 1754-1799
Habersham, Joseph, 1751-1815
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Letters (correspondence)
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
United States--Politics and government--1775-1783
United States--Politics and government--1783-1809
People Habersham, John, 1754-1799
Habersham, Joseph, 1751-1815
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826