John Sutcliffe letter
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John Sutcliffe letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Sutcliffe, John.
Title: John Sutcliffe letter
Dates: 1788
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0780

Biographical/Historical Note

John Sutcliffe was a storekeeper in Savannah, Georgia, who supplied stores to the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from John Sutcliffe to John McIntosh, 1788, regarding the purchase of a horse. McIntosh's reply, undated, is written on the bottom of the letter and is signed with his initials.

Index Terms

Horse trading.
Letters (correspondence)
Savannah (Ga.)
Sutcliffe, John.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], John Sutcliffe letter, MS 780, 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: John Sutcliffe to John McIntosh, 1788 September 16 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding buying a horse. McIntosh's reply, undated, is written on the bottom of the letter, signed with initials.