John MacPherson Berrien letter to Richard Henry Wilde

John MacPherson Berrien letter to Richard Henry Wilde

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856
Title: John MacPherson Berrien letter to Richard Henry Wilde
Dates: 1821 October 10
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms1539

Biographical/Historical Note

John Macpherson Berrien was an eloquent lawyer, a U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during U.S. president Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him.

For more information, see the article "John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one letter: dated October 10, 1821, to "R. H. Wilde," signed "John MacPherson Berrien," regarding another arrest at Wilde's command.


Index Terms

Arrest--Georgia--Augusta.
Correspondence
Wilde, Richard Henry, 1789-1847 -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

John MacPherson Berrien letter to Richard Henry Wilde, ms 1539. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter, 1821 October 10