John Munroe letter
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John Munroe letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Munroe, John.
Title: John Munroe letter
Dates: 1823
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1147

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from John Munroe to P.H. Galt, written from Fort Wayne in Savannah, Georgia, in 1823. In the letter, Munroe describes the removal of troops from Savannah to Tybee Island during the "sickly season." This letter is a negative photocopy.

Index Terms

Georgia. Militia. -- General subdivision--History.;
Letters (correspondence)
Munroe, John.
Tybee Island (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], John Munroe letter, MS 1147, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Juliette Gordon Low Girl Scout National Center, 1978.


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



1Item 1: John Munroe to P.H. Galt, Fort Wayne, Savannah, Ga., 1823 May 12 ( 1.0 p. ) (Negative photocopy.)
Regarding removal of troops from Savannah Tybee Island during the "sickly season."