Eliza McQueen Mackay letter
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Eliza McQueen Mackay letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Mackall, Leonard L., (Leonard Leopold), 1879-1937.
Creator: Mackall, William Whann, 1818-1891.
Creator: Mackall, William Whann, 1853-1939.
Creator: Mackay, Eliza Anne McQueen, 1778-1862.
Title: Eliza McQueen Mackay letter
Dates: 1807
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0530
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

Eliza Anne McQueen Mackay (1778-1862) was the daughter of John (Don Juan) McQueen and Anne Smith McQueen, and the wife of Robert Mackay (1772-1816), a Savannah merchant.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Isabella Hunter to Eliza Mackay, January 4, 1807. In the letter, Hunter gives news of family and friends, social life, and mentions the illness of Edward Greene Malbone, the miniaturist, and his paintings. Eliza Mackay was in London.

Index Terms

Biographies (documents)
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Letters (correspondence)
Mackall, Leonard L., (Leonard Leopold), 1879-1937.
Mackall, William Whann, 1818-1891.
Mackall, William Whann, 1853-1939.
Mackay, Eliza Anne McQueen, 1778-1862.
Malbone, Edward Greene, 1777-1807.
Manuscripts for publication.
United States Military Academy.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from a descendant of the creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Eliza McQueen Mackay letter, MS 530, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Frank B. Screven, date unknown.


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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