|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Title:||J.T. Thomas collection on Josiah Penfield|
|Extent:||(1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet|
|Collection materials are in English.|
J.T. Thomas lived in Savannah, Georgia, during the 1870s. Josiah Penfield (1785-1828) was born in Fairfield, Connecticut and was a silversmith in Savannah, Georgia.
This collection consists of two letters to J.T. Thomas containing biographical information on Josiah Penfield (1785-1828). The first letter, from J. Penfield, 1873, gives the birth and death dates of the author's uncle, Josiah Penfield, copied from the family Bible. The second letter is from Frederick Marquand of New York, 1874 and contains a sketch of Penfield's life in Savannah.
Material was acquired from collector.
[item identification], J.T. Thomas collection on Josiah Penfield, MS 613, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of J.T. Thomas, date unknown.
Collection is open for research.
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