Isaac Delyon letter
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Isaac Delyon letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Delyon, Isaac, 1739-
Title: Isaac Delyon letter
Dates: 1760
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0210

Biographical/Historical Note

Isaac Delyon (b. 1739) was the son of Abraham and Esther Delyon, who moved to Savannah, Georgia, on July 10, 1733. Isaac had at least one son, named Abraham.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a photocopy of a letter from Isaac Delyon to Bernard Gratz of Philadelphia dated September 24, 1760, in which Delyon gives an inventory of goods and tells how the goods should be stored aboard ship.

Index Terms

Coastwise shipping--United States--18th century.
Delyon, Isaac, 1739-
Gratz, Bernard, 1738-1801.
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Isaac Delyon letter, MS 210, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. Jacob R. Marces, 1952.


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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