|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Basinger, William Starr, 1827-1910.|
|Title:||William Starr Basinger letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
William Starr Basinger (1827-1910), was born on August 26, 1827 He was a lawyer, Savannah City Alderman and a major in the Savannah Volunteer Guards during the Civil War. Basinger married Margaret Garnett (1843-1932). They had four children: Elizabeth, William Starr, Jr., Leslie, and Thomas Garnett. William died April 25, 1910. For a biographical sketch, see Memoirs of Georgia, Vol. II.
This collection consists of a contemporary copy of a letter from William Starr Basinger to John Screven (1827-1900) of Savannah, Georgia dated March 3, 1887. In the letter, Basinger gives his opinion on ownership of the squares in Savannah, Georgia, specifically addressing Reynolds Square. A photocopy of the letter is also available.
[Item identification], William Starr Basinger letter, MS 53, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Clayton Donaldson, 1969.
Collection is open for research.
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