Moses Sheftall resignation letter
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Moses Sheftall resignation letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Sheftall, Moses, 1769-1835.
Title: Moses Sheftall resignation letter
Dates: 1820 July 19
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2153

Biographical/Historical Note

Moses Sheftall (1769-1835), son of Mordecai and Frances Hart Sheftall, and husband of Nellie Bush Sheftall was born in Savannah, Georgia. He left Savannah in 1791 to study medicine. He returned to Savannah in 1793 and established a medical practice that he operated until his death. He also held a variety of civic positions. He died on June 10, 1835, in Savannah.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the letter of resignation of Moses Sheftall, Justice of the Inferior Court of Chatham County. Letter directed to Justices John P. Williamson, Oliver Sturges, Thomas N. Morel and Thomas E. Lloyd. Savannah, July 19, 1820.

Index Terms

Business letters.
Georgia. Inferior Court (Chatham County)
Resignation letters.
Sheftall, Moses, 1769-1835.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

Moses Sheftall resignation letter, MS 2153, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown, 1983.


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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