|Creator:||Jackson, James, 1757-1806|
|Title:||James Jackson letters to Anthony Wayne|
James Jackson (1757-1806), born in Moreton, England, served as the fifth Governor of Georgia (1798-1801) and served for two non-consecutive terms as a U.S. Senator.
The collection consists of two letters from Col. James Jackson at Wrights and Eiley, near Savannah, Georgia, to Brig. General Andrew Wayne at Ebenezer (also near Savannah) dated February 19 and 20, 1782. Jackson who was in command of a body of troops under Wayne, reports about troop movements, a planned ambush, and the need for shoes.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
James Jackson letters to Anthony Wayne, ms 510. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.