Sheldon C. Dunning letters
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Sheldon C. Dunning letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Dunning, Sheldon C.
Title: Sheldon C. Dunning letters
Dates: 1821, 1839
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1904

Biographical/Historical Note

Sheldon C. Dunning was a merchant in Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two letters written by Sheldon C. Dunning in Savannah, Georgia. One is addressed to E. Silsby, a merchant in Boston, Massachusetts on 12 April 1821. In this letter, Dunning explains the costs of exporting cotton to the north. The other letter is addressed to A. Richards in New York on 3 December 1839 and also discusses cotton sales.

Index Terms

Cotton trade--Georgia--Savannah.
Dunning, Sheldon C.
Letters (correspondence)
Richards, A., active 1839.
Silsby, E., active 1821.

Administrative Information

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