James D. Erwin letter
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James D. Erwin letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Erwin, James D.
Title: James D. Erwin letter
Dates: 1837
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0236

Biographical/Historical Note

The James D. Erwin in this letter might refer to General James Daniel Erwin, born December 5, 1788 in Midway, South Carolina. Erwin raised his family in Erwinton, South Carolina and died there in 1852.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letter written by James D. Erwin on June 7, 1837 to Mr. N. B. Knopf of Savannah, Georgia. Erwin is placing an order for new, plain saddles with no colors on them.

Index Terms

Erwin, James D.
Knopf, N. B.
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], James D. Erwin letter, MS 236, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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