Henry Newman Salzburger letter books (reproductions)

Henry Newman Salzburger letter books (reproductions)

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Newman, Henry
Title: Henry Newman Salzburger letter books (reproductions)
Dates: 1732-1797
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (8 volumes in 3 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection pertains to the Salzburgers in Georgia and consists of Xerox copies of the Henry Newman Salzburger letter books as follows: outgoing letters, two volumes (unbound), incoming letters, three volumes (unbound), collections of disbursements, two volumes (unbound), miscellaneous, one volume (unbound). The first five volumes are included in the published volume edited by George Fenwick Jones and put out by the Wormsloe Foundation. The other three volumes are not included in the publication. A typed list which can be used as a partial index accompanies each volume. Explanatory letters are in working folder.
Coll. Number: ms93

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Newman, the New England born secretary of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge of London, provides documentation covering the period of the emigration from Salzburg, an ecclesiastical principality of the old Holy Roman Empire.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Letter books.
Salzburgers--Emigration, 1731-1735.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Newman Salzburger letter books (reproductions), 1732-1797. MS 93. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions on Access

These items may not be photocopied.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: MS 739, Samuel Urlsperger, Detailed reports on the Salzburger emigrants who settled in America; MS 952, Letter to Sir John Philipps, 1734 Jan, 16; MS 1105, Salzburger settlement at Ebenezer.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Photocopies of Photocopies of Extracts of Letters
2Photocopies of Letters to the Saltzburghers & Georgia - Vol. 1
3Photocopies of Letters from the Saltzburghers, etc. - Vol. 1
21Photocopies of Letters from the Salzburg & Georgia - Vol. 2 Photocopies of Letters from and to the Saltzburghers & Georgia - Vol. 2
2Photocopies of Letters from Saltzburghers & Georgia - Vol. 3
3Photocopies of An Account of Receipts and Disbursements
4Photocopies of Copies of the Several Accounts of Receipts and Disbursements
5Photocopies of Saltzburgh Emigration to Georgia Photocopies of Index of Letters Sent
31-8Edited by George Fenwick Jones