Nichol Turnbull letter
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Nichol Turnbull letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Turnbull, NIchol, 1754-1823.
Title: Nichol Turnbull letter
Dates: 1790
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0809

Biographical/Historical Note

Nichol Turnbull (1754-1823) was a son of Dr. Andrew Turnbull who established a settlement of European peoples at New Smyrna, Florida. Turnbull moved to Savannah in 1782 and bough Deptford plantation.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Nichol Turnbull to the Editors of the Georgia Gazette, 1790, regarding the first planting of Sea Island cotton in Chatham County.

Index Terms

Chatham County (Ga.)
Letters (correspondence)
Sea Island cotton.
Turnbull, NIchol, 1754-1823.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Nichol Turnbull letter, MS 809, 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.

Publication Note

Published in the Georgia Historical Quarterly, I, 42-45 (March, 1917).


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

Container List

Item 1: Nichol Turnbull to the Editors of the Georgia Gazette. Deptfort Hill Savannah, 1790 November 19 ( 5.0 p. )
Regarding the first planting of seal island cotton in Chatham County.