James Jackson letter
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James Jackson letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Jackson, James, 1819-1887.
Title: James Jackson letter
Dates: 1885
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0423
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Jackson was a son of William H. Jackson and a grandson of General James Jackson. He was a lawyer, served in the Georgia House of Representatives and the U.S. House of Representatives, a judge of the Superior Court, Associate Justice, and Chief Justice of Georgia, 18789-1887.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from James Jackson, July 22, 1885, regarding the sale of lands for taxes; he is referring to George Sibbald's land. The letter is written on stationery of the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Index Terms

Georgia. Supreme Court.
Jackson, James, 1819-1887.
Letters (correspondence)
Real property.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from G.A. Van Nosdall.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], James Jackson letter, MS 423, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 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.


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