Washington Gale letter
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Washington Gale letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Gale, Washington.
Title: Washington Gale letter
Dates: 1810
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0104

Biographical/Historical Note

No bibliographical information is available for Washington Gale. Archibald Stobo Bulloch (ca. 1775-1859), son of Archibald Bulloch (1730-1777), was a Justice of Inferior Court and a collector of the Port of Savannah, Georgia and a navy agent.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Washington Gale to Archibald Stobo Bulloch dated November 24, 1810. The letter discusses weather delaying caulking of his ship and informs Bulloch that Captain Ebenezer Hills, who ran away with the brig William is in New York. Gale explains that the collector and district attorney will not do anything until they hear from Bulloch.

Index Terms

Bulloch, Archibald Stobo.
Gale, Washington.
Letters (correspondence)
William (Brig)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Washington Gale letter, MS 104, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 1950.


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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