|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Solomons, M. J.|
|Title:||M. J. Solomons bank notes, letters, and bills of sale|
|Extent:||0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)|
M. J. Solomons resided in Savannah, Georgia.
This collection contains bank notes, letters, and bills sale from 1797 to 1864 that belonged to M. J. Solomons of Savannah, Georgia. There are antebellum and Civil War era bank notes and bonds from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, and the Confederate States of America. There are three letters, two of which are written to Mordecai Sheftall (1735-1797) and are in regards to his involvement in the establishment of a Jewish congregation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The last letter is written to Mordecai's wife, Frances Sheftall, from J. H. Jacobs in Washington, D.C. regarding the death of Mordecai. Lastly, there are two bills of sale for slaves purchased by Israel Solomons of Savannah in 1815 and 1821. All of these documents are pasted in a used check register volume that belonged to M. J. Solomons.
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