|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Morrison, James, 1788-1831.|
|Title:||James Morrison letters|
|Extent:||(1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet|
|Collection materials are in English.|
James Morrison (1788-1831) was a graduate of Dartmouth College. He married Eliza Johnston of Savannah in 1812. They lived in Savannah where he was an attorney-at-law.
This collection consists of three letters from James Morrison to his parents, the Reverend and Mrs. William Morrison of Londonderry, New Hampshire, dated 1807-1811. In the letters, Morrison writes about Dartmouth College, family news, and personal news. In two of the letters, he mentions George Whitefield of Savannah, who was the son of James Whitefield and the nephew of George Whitefield, the evangelist.
Material was acquired from a descendant.
[item identification], James Morrison letters, MS 578, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Henry H. Bruen, Jr., 1950.
Collection is open for research.
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|Item 1: James Morrison to his father. Hanover, N.H., 1807 August 13 ( 3.0 pages )|
|Tells his father that the president and other officers of the College, Dartmouth, want to see and talk with him; bears note in another hand|
|Item 2: James Morrison to his parents. Litchfield, Conn., 1811 July 13 ( 1.0 page )|
|Family and personal news; mentions George Whitefield and Eliza Johnston of Savannah.|
|Item 3: James Morrison to his mother. Litchfield, Conn., 1811 July 19 ( 2.0 pages )|
|Regarding George Whitefield; personal news; mentions Eliza Johnston.|