Roger Lawson Gamble letter
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Roger Lawson Gamble letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Gamble, Roger Lawson, 1787-1847.
Title: Roger Lawson Gamble letter
Dates: 1841
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0270

Biographical/Historical Note

Roger Lawson Gamble (1787-1847) lived in Louisville, Georgia. He was a lawyer and cotton planter. He served as an officer in the War of 1812 and as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives. He was a Representative from Georgia in the Congress for several terms.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Roger L. Gamble to George Edmund Badger, Secretary of the Navy, House of Representatives, August 2, 1841, recommending James Henry Carter of Augusta as a midshipman in the Navy.

Index Terms

Badger, George Edmund, 1795-1866.
Gamble, Roger Lawson, 1787-1847.
Letters (correspondence)
United States. Navy.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Roger Lawson Gamble letter, MS 270, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of George R. Black, 1873.


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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