Letter containing account of James Martin Gibbons journey
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Letter containing account of James Martin Gibbons journey

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Title: Letter containing account of James Martin Gibbons journey
Dates: 1784
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0012

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a five-page account of a journey with James Martin Gibbons from Charleston, South Carolina to Sharon Plantation, near Savannah, Georgia in September 1784. The account describes the poor conditions of the roads and ferries. The author of the letter is unknown.

Index Terms

Georgia--Description and travel.
Gibbons, James Martin.
Letters (correspondence)
Roads--Georgia--18th century.
Roads--South Carolina--18th century.
South Carolina--Description and travel.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Letter containing account of James Martin Gibbons journey, MS 12, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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.


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