John Pearre letter
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John Pearre letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Pearre, John, active 1780-1800.
Title: John Pearre letter
Dates: 1801
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2055

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available for John Pearre.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a single photocopied letter of 2 pages written by John Pearre in 1801 to his brother, Alexander Pearre of Mongommery [sic] County, Maryland. The letter recounts recent events in John Pearre's family as well as details concerning plantation life such as information on cotton and tobacco crops and land speculation.

Index Terms

Cotton trade--Georgia.
Land speculation--Georgia.
Pearre family.
Pearre, Alexander, active 1780-1880.
Tobacco industry--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

John Pearre letter, MS 2055, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. John W. Bracken, 1980.


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.


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