Abner Bassett letter
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Abner Bassett letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Bassett, Abner.
Title: Abner Bassett letter
Dates: 1827
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0054

Biographical/Historical Note

Abner Bassett owned a grocery, provision, and ship chandlery store in Savannah, Georgia

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter written by Abner Bassett to Lazell Perkins and Company in Bridgewater, Massachusetts on September 10, 1827. Bassett is requesting anchors for his store and details how ships often break their anchors in the Savannah River.

Index Terms

Altamaha River (Ga.)
Bassett, Abner.
Lazell Perkins and Company (Mass.)
Letters (correspondence)
Savannah River (Ga. and S.C.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased, 1954.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Abner Bassett letter, MS 54, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company, Boston, Massachusetts.


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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