Abraham Bishop letter to Josiah Meigs

Abraham Bishop letter to Josiah Meigs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Bishop, Abraham, 1763-1844
Title: Abraham Bishop letter to Josiah Meigs
Dates: [circa 1818]
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1378 to MS 1386)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter from Abraham Bishop to Josiah Meigs, Commissioner of the General Land Office of the United States from ca. 1818. The letter or short pamphlet expresses his view on the variety of American titles of honor. The letter is a good example of Bishop's satirical wit.
Coll. Number: ms1379(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Abraham Bishop (1763-1844), Connecticut politician and pamphleteer.

Index Terms

Meigs, Josiah, 1757-1822
Titles of honor and nobility--United States.

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

Abraham Bishop letter to Josiah Meigs, MS 1379. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, [circa 1818]