Garvin and Meers business letters
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Garvin and Meers business letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Garvin & Meers (St. Marys, Ga.)
Title: Garvin and Meers business letters
Dates: 1800
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0273

Biographical/Historical Note

Garvin and Meers were merchants in St. Marys, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence between Garvin and Meers and another merchant, Arthur Jones, of Edenton, North Carolina. In both letters, Garvin and Meers acknowledge the receipt of goods shipped to them by Jones, and discuss the selling of these goods and anticipated prices of the goods.

Index Terms

Business letters.
Consumer goods.
Garvin & Meers (Savannah, Ga.)
Saint Marys (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Garvin and Meers business letters, MS 273, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1961.


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.


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

Container List

Item 1: Garvin and Meers to Arthur Jones. St. Marys, 1800 April 18 ( 2.0 p. )
Regarding selling of goods received from Arthur Jones and what prices various goods will bring.
Item 2: Garvin and Meers to Arthur Jones. St. Marys, 1800 May 14 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding selling of goods received from Arthur Jones.