Henry Jackson letter to David Brydie Mitchell

Henry Jackson letter to David Brydie Mitchell

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Jackson, Henry, 1778-1840
Title: Henry Jackson letter to David Brydie Mitchell
Dates: between 1817 and 1821
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter from Henry Jackson dated February 8, between 1817 and 1821 to General David B. Mitchell, agent for Indian affairs near Milledgeville, Georgia. The letter states that Jackson saw Mr. Warren in Philadelphia who sent with Jackson a package for Mitchell consisting of two treatises on agriculture and a box of seeds. Jackson also states that he is on his way to Athens and will do everything in his power to forward the interests of the university.
Coll. Number: ms2233

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Jackson was born in 1778 and died in 1840. He was a professor at Franklin College at the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. However, he was born in England. He later lived in Athens, Georgia.

Index Terms

Agriculture--United States.
Mitchell, David Brydie, 1766-1837
Universities and colleges--Georgia.
University of Georgia.

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 Jackson letter to David Brydie Mitchell. MS 2233. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, [between 1817 and 1821]