Jeremiah Kendall and John Garreth letters
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Jeremiah Kendall and John Garreth letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Garreth, John.
Creator: Kendall, Jeremiah.
Title: Jeremiah Kendall and John Garreth letters
Dates: 1782-1783
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0191

Biographical/Historical Note

Jeremiah Kendall and John Garreth were merchants in Augusta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of letters written by Jeremiah Kendall and John Garreth to Seth John Cuthbert. Cuthbert (d. 1788) was a native of South Carolina and a merchant in Savannah. He was a member of the Georgia Provincial Congress and of the Executive Council, a major in the Georgia Militia, and Treasurer of Georgia. The letter discuss shipping between Savannah and Augusta, as well as the current prices of corn, butter, tobacco, flour, salt pork, sugar, and coffee.

Index Terms

Coastwise shipping--Georgia--18th century.
Food prices--Georgia--18th century.
Garreth, John.
Kendall, Jeremiah.
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Jeremiah Kendall and John Garreth letter, MS 191, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Carnegie Book Shop, New York, as a memorial to Mrs. Malcolm Bell, 1968.


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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