Brigham and Kelly (Savannah, Ga.) receipt
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Brigham and Kelly (Savannah, Ga.) receipt

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Brigham and Kelly (Savannah Ga.)
Title: Brigham and Kelly (Savannah, Ga.) receipt
Dates: 1848
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0090

Biographical/Historical Note

Brigham and Kelly was a commission merchant company in Savannah, Georgia, that operated between 1845 and 1857. The partners, Henry Brigham (ca. 1812-1883) and John J. Kelly (b. 1817) officially dissolved the partnership in June 1857. The company then became known as Brigham, Baldwin and Company.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a receipt to Brigham and Kelly of Savannah, Georgia, for 24 bundles of chairs shipped on the steamboat Sam Jones and consigned to Wood and Bradley of Macon, Georgia, April 3, 1848.

Index Terms

Brigham and Kelly (Savannah Ga.)
Commission merchants.
Receipts (financial records)
Wood and Bradley (Macon, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Brigham and Kelly (Savannah, Ga.) receipt, MS 90, 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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