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Catalog Number MS 305-01-01-01
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content The William Gibbons letters include correspondence between William Gibbons and his father, Thomas regarding business in Savannah and two letters from John Lamar Jr. to William Gibbons regarding the breeding of horses . Of particular interest are references to the sale of Swamp Plantation, the widening of Bay Lane, the erection of new buildings in Savannah, and the loss of Matthew McAllister's buildings to fire in 1820.
Physical characteristics None
Creator Gibbons, William, d. 1853
Title From William Gibbons to Thomas Gibbons in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Savannah, Georgia, March 23, 1820
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 William Gibbons letters
Subjects Building construction
Business & finance
Commerce
Ferries
Cotton
Georgia--Social life and customs
Hale, Eben
Hale, Joshua, 1812-1894
Hale, Josiah, 1803-1875
Hale, Thomas
Letters (correspondence)
New England--History--1775-1865
Shipping
People Hale, Eben
Hale, Joshua, 1812-1894
Hale, Josiah, 1803-1875
Hale, Thomas
Classification Correspondence/Letter