Ebenezer Senior Rees letter
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Ebenezer Senior Rees letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Rees, Ebenezer Senior, 1790-1842.
Title: Ebenezer Senior Rees letter
Dates: 1833
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0650

Biographical/Historical Note

Ebenezer Senior Rees (1790-1842) was born in Darien, Georgia, the son of Judge Advocate David Rees. In the War of 1812, he was Captain of a company of riflemen in the 1st Regiment of Georgia Militia. He was a commissioner of the McIntosh Academy, 1826-1834, 137-1841, and long-time cashier of the Bank of Darien.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter form Ebenezer Senior Rees to Thomas Fletcher, 1833, in which Rees states the Bank of Darien has an agent in the gold region and can supply considerable quantity of gold each year. He asks Fletcher what amount he wants and what price he is willing to pay.


Index Terms

Darien (Ga.)
Gold--Georgia.
Letters (correspondence)
Rees, Ebenezer Senior, 1790-1842.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company in Boston, Massachusetts.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Ebenezer Senior Rees letter, MS 650, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1951.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

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

Container List

 
Item 1: Ebenezer S. Rees to Thomas Fletcher. Darien, Ga., 1833 May 11 ( 1.0 p. )
Says Bank of Darien has an agent in the gold region and can supply considerable quantity of gold each year; asks amount wanted and price he is willing pay.