|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Waddel, Moses, 1770-1840.|
|Title:||Moses Waddel letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Moses Waddel, 1770-1840, served as the president of the University of Georgia from 1819-1829. During his term as president he saw enrollment rise from seven students to over one hundred. He oversaw the construction of three buildings and procured funds for the library. He dedicated his adult life to education, teaching, and administering schools throughout Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Waddel was also an ordained minister.
This collection consists of a photocopy of a letter written by Moses Waddel to Aaron Foster on May 23, 1831. The letter is a plea from Waddel hoping to get Foster to meet him at Rocky River Commune to assist with religious services. In addition to the letter there is a typed transcript along with explanatory notes by George W. Clower.
Original letter is in the University of Georgia Libraries, Hargrett Manuscripts Collection, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1641.
[item identification], Moses Waddel letter, MS 826, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of George W. Clower, 1974.
Collection is open for research.
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|Item 1: Photocopy of a letter from Moses Waddel to Aaron Foster. Willington, South Carolina, 1831 May 23 ( 2.0 p. ) View online.|
|In addition there is a typed transcript with explanatory notes by George W. Clower.|
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