Jefferson Randolph Anderson letter
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Jefferson Randolph Anderson letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Anderson, Jefferson Randolph, 1861-1950.
Title: Jefferson Randolph Anderson letter
Dates: 1910
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2056

Biographical/Historical Note

Jefferson Randolph Anderson was born 4 September 1861 in Savannah, Georgia. He was a prominent Savannah lawyer who served in the Georgia Senate. Anderson was active in many cultural, civic, and social activities in Savannah. For example, he was the chairman of the commission for erecting the Oglethorpe Monument in Savannah, served as president of Georgia Historical Society, and was an active member of the Georgia Hussars.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letter written to Jefferson Randolph Anderson from the British Embassy in Washington, D.C. on 11 November 1910. This letter was written in response to Anderson's invitation to the British government to send a ship of war to attend the ceremony of the unveiling of the James Oglethorpe monument in Savannah, Georgia.

Index Terms

Anderson, Jefferson Randolph, 1861-1950.
Great Britain. Embassy (U.S.)
Letters (correspondence)
Oglethorpe, James Edward, 1696-1785--Monuments.

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