Sheldon C. Dunning letter
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Sheldon C. Dunning letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Dunning, Sheldon C.
Title: Sheldon C. Dunning letter
Dates: 1813
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0130

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Sheldon C. Dunning to Joseph H. Chaplin dated August 22, 1813. In the letter, Dunning asks Chaplin to find him a house in Augusta, Georgia and also discusses the prospect of the Peninsular War continuing. Chaplin's reply, dated August 29, 1813, is on the back of Dunning's letter, and it discusses the difficulty finding a house, prices of commodities, and Wellington's victory over King Joseph.

Index Terms

Consumer goods--Prices.
Dunning, Sheldon C.
Letters (correspondence)
Peninsular War, 1807-1814.
Real property--Georgia--Augusta.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

Sheldon C. Dunning letter, MS 130, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lillian Chaplin Bragg, 1956.


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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