Samuel D. Ingham letter
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Samuel D. Ingham letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860.
Title: Samuel D. Ingham letter
Dates: 1830
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0757

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel D. Ingham was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania on September 16. He was a member of the Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1806-1808 and served in Congress from 1813 until 1818, and again from 1822 until 1829. He was Secretary of the Treasury during President Andrew Jackson's term in office.

John Stevens (1777-1832) was born in Liberty County, Georgia. He was the son of John and Margaret McCarty Stevens and a descendant of John Stevens, one of the settlers who moved from Dorchester, South Carolina, to settle Midway and who signed the Rules of Incorporation of the Midway Society. John Stevens (1777-1832) was appointed Collector of Customs at Savannah in 1822 and served until his death in 132. He was a major in the Georgia Militia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Samuel D. Ingham to John Stevens, addressed from the Treasury Department, 1830. In the letter, Ingham requests a statement of time charged for each seaman at the Savannah Poor House and Hospital, as well as the number of patients provided for since 1829.

Index Terms

Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860.
Letters (correspondence)
Medicine, Military--United States.
Savannah (Ga.)
United States. Department of the Treasury.
United States. Navy. -- General subdivision--Medical care.;

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Samuel D. Ingham letter, MS 757, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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: Samuel D. Ingham to John Stevens. Treasury Dept., 1830 March 1 ( 1.0 p. )
Requesting a statement of time charged for each seaman at the Savannah Poor House and Hospital and the number of patients provided for since 1829. Ingham was Secretary of the Treasury.