|Creator:||Howley, Richard, 1740-1784|
|Creator:||Walton, George, 1749 or 50-1804|
|Title:||George Walton and Richard Howley letter|
|Dates:||1781 August 13|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 portfolio)|
George Walton was one of three Georgians to sign the Declaration of Independence. He served in numerous capacities for the state of Georgia after the American Revolution. New Georgia Encyclopedia - George Walton (ca. 1749-1804) http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved October 12, 2009)
The collection consists of an autographed letter signed by Georgia delegates George Walton, signer of the Declaration of Independence and Richard Howley, member of Congress reporting to an unidentified correspondent on American Revolutionary Forces' success in Georgia and the possibility of sending a printing press, "a new ... & efficacious weapon against the enemy," to aid in the fight against the British.
George Walton and Richard Howley letter. MS 3346. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.