|Creator:||Georgia. Governor (1839-1843 : McDonald).|
|Creator:||McDonald, Charles James, 1793-1860|
|Title:||Governor Charles J. McDonald letters|
|Quantity:||0.05 Linear feet (1 folder coused with minor collections MS 914, MS 915, MS 917)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of two letters written by Georgia Governor Charles J. McDonald. The first is dated March 14, 1840 and is addressed to Mississippi Governor A. G. McNutt. It concerns the extradition of David Patton of Oglethorpe County, Georgia, a fugitive charged with murder. The second letter is dated October 30, 1845 and is addressed to Governor B. Fitzpatrick of Alabama authorizing the arrest of certain fugitives in that state.|
Charles J. McDonald was governor of Georgia from 1839-1843. A. G. McNutt was governor of Mississippi from 1838 to 1842. Benjamin Fitzpatrick was governor of Alabama from 1841-1845.
For more information, see the article "Charles McDonald (1793-1860)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Arranged in chronological order.
Governor Charles J. McDonald letters, MS 915. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.