George Baillie letters
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George Baillie letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Baillie, George, 1762-1791.
Title: George Baillie letters
Dates: 1787-1789
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0040

Biographical/Historical Note

George Baillie, Jr. (1762-1791) was the son of Robert Baillie (1734-1782) and Anne McIntosh Baillie (b. 1737, daughter of John McIntosh Mohr (ca. 1698-1761) and Mary Lockhart McIntosh). Both George and Robert were merchants and loyalists during the American Revolution.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of four letters to George Baillie that concern his father's claims for financial losses during the Revolutionary War.

Index Terms

Baillie, George, 1762-1791.
Baillie, Robert, 1734-1782.
Letters (correspondence)
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Claims.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], George Baillie letters, MS 40, 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.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

From Thomas Forbes, Nassau, 1787 May ( 3.0 p. )
Two letters in one folio, regarding claims of Robert Baillie in Florida. May 24, 1787, May 29, 1787.
From Thomas Forbes, St. Augustine, FL, 1788 July 14 ( 3.0 p. )
St. Augustine, FL, 1788 October 10 ( 3.0 p. )
Half of last page and signature is missing.
Robert Payne, London, 1789 August 26 ( 3.0 p. )
Regarding settlement of Robert Baillie’s estate.