John MacPherson Berrien letters to Littleton W. Tazewell

John MacPherson Berrien letters to Littleton W. Tazewell

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856
Title: John MacPherson Berrien letters to Littleton W. Tazewell
Dates: 1825-1849
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (6 items in 1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of five letters from John MacPherson Berrien to Littleton W. Tazewell from 1825-1849. The correspondence discusses U.S. politics, congressional matters, and the artist George Healy.
Coll. Number: ms784a

Biographical/Historical Note

John MacPherson Berrien (1781-1856), lawyer, Georgia Senate (1822-1823), U.S. Senator (1824-1829 and 1841-1852), and U.S. Attorney-General (1829-1831), resided mainly in Savannah, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.


Index Terms

Artists--United States.
Healy, G. P. A., (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894
Legislators--United States.
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860
United States--Politics and government--1815-1861.
United States. Congress.

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

John MacPherson Berrien letters to Littleton W. Tazewell, MS 784a. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Portfolio
1Letters