Henry Gaither papers

Henry Gaither papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Gaither, Henry
Title: Henry Gaither papers
Dates: Bulk, 1798-1801
Dates: 1792-1838, bulk 1798-1801
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (15 folders; housed with minor collections MS 1330 to MS 1334)
Coll. Number: ms1333(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Gaither, Revolutionary War soldier and Lt. Colonel in command of Fort Wilkinson, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers relating to Lt. Colonel Henry Gaither from 1792-1838. Mainly pertaining to Gaither's administration of Fort Wilkinson (Ga.), the collection includes hospital rolls, orders, receipts, and correspondence. Materials contain information on supply matters, Indian trading, medical care, military discipline, the 1802 Indian treaty, and other official matters. Notable correspondents include Howell Cobb, Hugh McCall, Benjamin Hawkins, Archibald Lee, the merchants Habersham and Company and Ferdinand Phinizy. Also included are some materials relating to Forts Fidius and Adams.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Cobb, Howell, 1795-1864
Fort Adams.
Fort Fidius (Ga.)
Fort Wilkinson (Ga.)
Habersham and Company.
Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816
Indians of North America--Georgia--Government relations.
Lee, Archibald
McCall, Hugh
Military administration--Georgia.
Orders (military records).
Phinizy, Ferdinand
United States. Army. -- Supplies and stores

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Gaither papers, MS 1333. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11undated
 
21792
 
31794
 
41795
 
51796
 
61797
 
7Jan - June 1798
 
8July - Dec 1798
 
91799
 
101800
 
11-121801
 
131802, 1804, 1809
 
141836
 
151837
 
161838