|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Bathurst, Dwight Lawrence, 1866-1951.|
|Title:||Dwight Lawrence Bathurst letters|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Dwight Lawrence Bathurst (1866-1951) was a descendant of Sir Francis Bathurst, an early settler of Georgia. He married Alice Henry in 1899. As a postal clerk in Pueblo, Colorado around the time he wrote these letters inquiring about his lineage, Bathurst worked to establish his peerage. He traveled to London to claim the baronet title. He later became an attorney in Long Beach, California.
This collection contains two letters from Dwight Lawrence Bathurst inquiring about an ancestor, Sir Robert Brathurst, Baronet.
[item identification], Dwight Lawrence Bathurst letters, MS 687, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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|1||Item 1: Dwight Lawrence Bathurst letter to George G. Smith, 1906 October 3|
|This is a five-page letter written from London by Dwight Lawrence Bathurst to George G. Smith at Macon, Georgia, dated October 3, 1906. In it, he asks for information of Sir Robert Bathurst, Baronet, who lived in Georgia during the colonial period. The letter gives the genealogy as established by Dwight Lawrence Bathurst. It includes an unsigned note referring the letter to William Harden of the Georgia Historical Society.|
|1||Item 2: Letter from Dwight Lawrence Bathurst to the Secretary of the Georgia Historical Society, 1902 October 3|
|This is a letter from London, written by Dwight Lawrence Bathurst to the Secretary of the Georgia Historical Society on October 3, 1906. The content is the same as that of Item 1.|