Lachlan McIntosh letter to Jack McIntosh

Lachlan McIntosh letter to Jack McIntosh

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: McIntosh, Lachlan, 1725-1806
Title: Lachlan McIntosh letter to Jack McIntosh
Dates: 1774 October 1
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms2868

Biographical/Historical Note

Lachlan McIntosh (1725-1806), Revolutionary War brigadier general and delegate from Georgia to the Provisional Congress in 1775.

For more information, see the article "Lachlan McIntosh (1727-1806)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter from Lachlan McIntosh, Darien, Georgia to his son Jack McIntosh in Jamaica giving news of the McIntosh family in detail, expresses concern over Jack's welfare, and gives advice on how Jack should conduct himself. Also includes an engraved portrait of Lachlan McIntosh by Hoppner Meyer.

Index Terms

Darien (Ga.)
Engravings (prints)
McIntosh family

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 note

Lachlan McIntosh letter to Jack McIntosh, ms2868, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1774 October 1