|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Mulford, Daniel, 1781-1811.|
|Title:||Daniel Mulford papers|
|Extent:||0.5 cubic feet (2 volumes)|
Daniel Mulford (1781-1811) was born in New Providence, New Jersey and graduated from Yale University. He came to Georgia for his health, arriving in Milledgeville in November 1808. He studied law with his friend, John Fitch, in Milledgeville and with John M. Berrien in Savannah, and was admitted to the bar.
This collection consists of two volumes of a typed compilation made by Clarence Mulford Day for the Georgia Historical Society from the original diaries and letters in the Yale University Library and from letters in his possession. Volume 1 is prefaced with a paper on the life and career of Daniel Mulford. The letters, to and from family and friends, and the diaries are very descriptive of people and places in Georgia. In volume 1 are maps of Savannah and Milledgeville. The last papers in volume II pertain to his estate. The last letter, dated Savannah, April 3, 1812, is from Dr. Mary Lavinder of Savannah to Daniel Mulford's sister, Betsey Crane, describing his last illness.
Original diaries and some original letters in the Yale University Library. Remaining original letters were in the possession of Clarence Mulford Day of Florida in 1953.
Material was acquired from a descendant.
[item identification], Daniel Mulford papers, MS 579, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Clarence Mulford Day, 1953.
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.
|1||1803 July 9-1809 July 6|
|2||1809 July 15 -1812 April 3|