|Creator:||Floyd, John, 1769-1839|
|Title:||John Floyd letter letter to John McAllister & Son|
|Dates:||1828 April 24|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of one signed letter from John Floyd to John McAllister & Son in Philadelphia [?], enclosing seven dollars for spectacles and stating, "I have a pair that I have used for years that suit me better."|
John Floyd, 1769-1839, was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, a planter, army officer, and owner of Fairfield plantation in Camden County, Georgia. Floyd County was created in 1833 and named for him.
John McAllister & Son were manufacturers of whips, canes, spectacles, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
John Floyd letter to John McAllister & Son. MS 2236. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.