|Creator:||Forsyth, John, 1780-1841|
|Title:||John Forsyth letters|
|Quantity:||0.02 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 477 to MS 495)|
John Forsyth (1780-1841) born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, was a Congressman, U.S. Senator, Georgia Governor (1827-1829), and U.S. Secretary of State (1834-1841).
The collection consists of correspondence of John Forsyth from 1824-1838. The letters discuss politics, ramifications of political activity, and one to James Barbour criticizing expenses paid by the Department of War to the Creek Nation. Other correspondents include Joseph Cullen, S. Dirkens, Robert Gilmer, and John Michael O'Connor.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
John Forsyth letters, MS 477. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.