James Louis Rossignol letters
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James Louis Rossignol letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Rossignol, James Louis, approximately 1812-
Title: James Louis Rossignol letters
Dates: 1839
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0669

Biographical/Historical Note

James Louis Rossignol (b. ca. 1812) was a brick maker in Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two 1839 letters, one from James Rossignol to John R. Williams regarding business matters relative to the brickyard. The other letter, from Williams to Rossignol, discusses brickmaking and business prospects, as well as the types of corn grown in the North and South, yellow fever, and family news.

Index Terms

Business enterprises--Georgia--Savannah.
Letters (correspondence)
Rossignol, James Louis, approximately 1812-
Yellow fever.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Item 2 purchased from Symmachus Trading Co., Boston, Massachusetts.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], James Louis Rossignol letters, MS 669, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1950 (Item 2).


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.


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

Container List

Item 1: James Louis Rossignol to John R. Williams, Savannah, 1839 July 15 ( 3.0 p. )
Writes of business matters relative to the brickyard.
Item 2: John R. Williams in Taunton, Mass. from James Louis Rossignol. Savannah, 1839 September 3 ( 3.0 p. )
Discusses brickmaking; types of corn grown in North and South; business prospects; yellow fever; news of family.