D. G. Duncan and William Duncan letters to Godfrey Barnsley
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D. G. Duncan and William Duncan letters to Godfrey Barnsley

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Duncan, D.G.
Creator: Duncan, William
Title: D. G. Duncan and William Duncan letters to Godfrey Barnsley
Dates: 1850-1851
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1736

Biographical/Historical Note

The authors of the letters, D. G. Duncan and William Duncan, both wrote the letters from Savannah, Georgia. Godfrey Barnsley, cotton factor and merchant, married Julia Henrietta Scarborough of Savannah and lived and worked in Savannah and New Orleans. Barnsley settled on a North Georgia plantation known as Woodlands and later as Barnsley Gardens (Adairsville, GA).


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two letters to Godfrey Barnsley from D. G. Duncan and William Duncan. Letter topics include Woodlands, the cotton crop, and an impending trip to Liverpool, England. The collection also includes transcripts of the letters created by the donor of the collection.


Index Terms

Barnsley, Godfrey, 1805-1873.
Duncan, D.G.
Duncan, William
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Processing information

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Restrictions

Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.