|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Box, Philip, 1772 or 1773-1820.|
|Title:||Philip Box receipts and letter book|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Philip Box (ca. 1773-1820) was postmaster at Savannah, Georgia. He was appointed in 1804.
This collection contains a receipt book, dated November 26, 1800-January 19, 1820, and a letter book, dated September 14, 1804-January 19, 1820. Transcripts of some of the letters are also included. Most of the letters were written by Philip Box to other postmasters. Many are notes accompanying receipts or drafts related to mail service. A few letters relate to the schedules or timeliness of mail delivery.
Material was acquired from creator.
[Item identification], Philip Box receipts and letter book, MS 80, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Philip M. Box, 1878.
Collection is open for research.
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.
|Letter book, 1804-1808|
|Letterbook includes entries from September 14, 1804-February 4, 1808. Typed copy of letters enclosed.|
|Receipt book, 1800-1820|
|Contains entries from November 26, 1800-January 19, 1820. Contains many Savannah autographs.|