|Creator:||Sheftall, Mordecai, 1735-1797|
|Title:||Sheftall family memorabilia|
The Sheftall family were important early settlers of Georgia, actively engaged in the mercantile and social affairs of Savannah.
The collection consists of a requisition for salt, dated 20 October 1774 and signed by John Newdigate, Stephen Maddox, and Mordecai Sheftall (in frame); three issues of Georgia continental paper money ($4 and $5 Spanish milled and $5 Continental) for 1776 and 1777; late eighteenth century Masonic apron with hand-drawn illustrated cover belonging to Levi Sheftall, member of Solomon's Lodge, Savannah; newspaper account (Beaumont, Texas Journal, 3 March 1942) of three items and other Sheftall memorabilia and a Xerox of a biographical sketch of Cooper Sheftall.
The Masonic apron is housed in the vault.
Sheftall family memorabilia, ms 1057. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related materials in this repository: Levi Sheftall Bible and Prayer Book, ms 2574; John Milledge letter to Sheftall Sheftall, ms 670; and Keith M. Read collection, ms 921.