John Clark letter to the governor of Alabama

John Clark letter to the governor of Alabama

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Clark, John, 1766-1832
Title: John Clark letter to the governor of Alabama
Dates: 1819 November 22
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms2469

Biographical/Historical Note

John Clark (1766-1832) was a major general in the Georgia militia, state representative, U.S. Indian agent, and governor of Georgia from 1819 to 1823.

For further information, see the article "John Clark" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one letter: dated Executive Department, Milledgeville, Georgia, November 22, 1819, to "His Excellency, the Governor of Alabama," signed "John Clark," regarding the apprehension and return of a "negro man slave."


Index Terms

Correspondence
Extraditing.
Fugitives from justice--Georgia--19th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

John Clark letter to the governor of Alabama, ms 2469. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letter, 1819 November 22