James Bilbo letter
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James Bilbo letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Bilbo, James, 1779-1849.
Title: James Bilbo letter
Dates: 1834
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1098

Biographical/Historical Note

James Bilbo (1779-1849) was born in Barnwell, South Carolina. He married Henrietta Lillibridge in 1812. Bilbo died in Savannah, Georgia, in 1849.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from James Bilbo to Mr. Hart, written from Savannah, Georgia, in 1834. In the letter, Bilbo requests back issues of The Georgian newspaper.

Index Terms

Bilbo, James, 1779-1849.
Letters (correspondence)
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], James Bilbo letter, MS 1098, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of David M. Sherman, 1973.


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: James Bilbo letter to Mr. Hart, 1843 December 27 ( 1.0 p. )
Sent from Savannah, Ga. Request for back issues of The Georgian newspaper.