Andrew Foster papers
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Andrew Foster papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Foster, Andrew, active 1821-1835.
Title: Andrew Foster papers
Dates: 1826
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0264

Biographical/Historical Note

Andrew Foster was a merchant in Savannah, ca. 1821-1835. There are numerous references to him in the index to the Savannah newspapers for those years.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letters patent appointing Andrew Foster as Swedish Vice-Consul at Savannah, 1826, signed by John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay. It also contains the official seal of the vice-Consulate of Sweden in Savannah.

Index Terms

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Diplomatic and consular service, Swedish.
Foster, Andrew, active 1821-1835.
Letters patent.
Seals (artifacts)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Andrew Foster papers, MS 264, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Stewart Huston, 1955.


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.

Separated Material

Artifacts were separated and cataloged with the Georgia Historical Society Artifacts Collection. View digital images of artifacts at the end of this collection inventory or search the Digital Image Catalog for further information.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

A-0264-001 Official seal of the Vice-Consulate of Sweden in Savannah View online.
Removed to Artifacts collection.