James Stallings letter
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James Stallings letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Stallings, James, active 1782.
Title: James Stallings letter
Dates: 1782
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2065

Biographical/Historical Note

James Stallings (fl. 1782) served in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783) as a captain under Lieutenant Colonel James Jackson (1757-1806) of the Georgia Legionary Corps.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letter written by Capt. James Stallings to Lieut. Col. James Jackson on 24 July 1782 from Savannah, Georgia. In this letter, Stallings reported to Jackson the list of officers and men who requested African Americans from Stallings. The list of the men to whom Stallings distributed African American slaves to can be found on the second page of the letter. Also included in this collection is a photocopy of the original letter as well as a typed transcription.

Index Terms

Jackson, James, 1757-1806.
Letters (correspondence)
Stallings, James, active 1782.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--African Americans.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

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Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.