|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Sheftall, Mordecai, 1803-1881.|
|Title:||Mordecai Sheftall letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Mordecai Sheftall (1803-1881) was born in Barnwell, South Carolina. When he was very young his family moved back to Savannah where he spent the remainder of his life. He was a Captain of the City Watch (police) and afterwards was Inspector of the Custom House for many years.
This collection consists of one letter from Mordecai Sheftall to his grandson, William H. Cuyler Sheftall, regarding family background and moral advice. Photocopy of original in possession of the family in Macon.
Original in possession of the family in Macon.
[item identification], Mordecai Sheftall letter, MS 1006, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of John M. Sheftall, 1973.
Collection is open for research.
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|Item 1: Mordecai Sheftall letter to his grandson William H. Cuyler Sheftall, 1877 March 10 ( 2.0 p. )|
|Sent from Savannah. News of himself and family; family background; moral advice to his grandson. W.H.C. Sheftall was living in Macon.|