M. J. Solomons bank notes, letters, and bills of sale
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M. J. Solomons bank notes, letters, and bills of sale

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Solomons, M. J.
Title: M. J. Solomons bank notes, letters, and bills of sale
Dates: 1782-1864
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2221

Biographical/Historical Note

M. J. Solomons resided in Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index Terms

Bills of sale.
Currency--Confederate States of America.
Letters (correspondence)
Sheftall, Frances, active 1797.
Sheftall, Mordecai, 1735-1797.
Solomons, Israel, active 1815-1821.
Solomons, M. J.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


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