|Creator:||Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856|
|Title:||John Berrien letters|
|Dates:||1796 November 20, 1799 March 19|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (3 items)|
John Macpherson Berrien was a lawyer, U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during President Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him.
The collection consists of two letters: dated Louisville, November 20, 1796, to George Jones, Savannah, signed John Berrien, regarding survey and purchase of land; dated Louisville, March 19, 1799, to Charles Harris, Savannah, signed John Berrien, regarding some land to be sold for taxes, and inviting Mr. and Mrs. Harris to visit. The collection also includes an explanatory note.
John Berrien letters, ms 415. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.