|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Howell, Jesse M.|
|Title:||Jesse M. Howell papers|
|Extent:||(1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet|
|Collection materials are in English.|
No biographical information is available.
This collection consists of papers concerning the feud and prospective duel between Jesse M. Howell and Joel Adams, Jr., 1823.
[item identification], Jesse M. Howell papers, MS 401, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Mrs. Benjamin R. Ellis, 1954.
Collection is open for research.
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.
|Item 1: "To The Public", 1823 August 14 ( 1.0 p. )|
|Notice by Jesse M. Howell stating why he refused to meet W.W. Adams in a duel. Broadside.|
|Item 2: Jesse M. Howell letter to Joel Adams, Jr., 1823 December 6 ( 1.0 p. )|
|As he is no longer under peace bond, he demands satisfaction for Adams language used toward him in a piece signed by Thomas J. Goodwyn.|
|Item 3: Statement that he told Dr. Goodwyn why he declined a duel, 1823 December 7 ? ( 1.0 p. )|
|Items 4-5: "To the Public", 1823 Decmeber 11 ( 1.0 p. )|
|Two copies of a statement that Joel Adams refuses to give satisfaction and he now publicly calls him a "Base coward." One copy has an additional sentence. Both signed by Howell.|
|Item 6: Jesse M. Howell letter to Joel Adams, Jr., undated ( 1.0 p. )|
|Unsigned. Says he will not place himself on an equal footing with "an habitual drunkard."|