John P. Henry letter
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John P. Henry letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Henry, John P.
Title: John P. Henry letter
Dates: 1820
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0383

Biographical/Historical Note

John P. Henry was the Naval Agent in Savannah.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from John P. Henry to Commodore John Rodgers, the Secretary of the Navy, 1820. In the letter, Henry requests payment of $5,000 for live oak timber.

Index Terms

Henry, John P.
Letters (correspondence)
Lumber trade.
Rodgers, John, 1773-1838.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Schindler's Antique Shop, Charleston, South Carolina.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], John P. Henry letter, MS 383, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 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.


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