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The letters of Robert Mackay to his Wife: Written from Ports in America and England, 1795-1816

Mackay, Robert (Walter Charlton Hartridge, introduction)

ISBN 10: 0781285844 / ISBN 13: 9780781285841
Published by Georgia Society of the Colonial Dames, Athens, GA, 1949
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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This is a fine hardcover first edition in red-brown cloth with gold church steeple image on the front board. In a plain tan DW. Published under the auspices of the Georgia Society of the Colonial Dames of America by the University of Georgia Press. A really nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 036069

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Title: The letters of Robert Mackay to his Wife: ...

Publisher: Georgia Society of the Colonial Dames, Athens, GA

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition

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Published in 1949, this selection of letters between Robert Mackay, and his wife, Eliza Anne Mackay, provide unique insight into the life of a southern merchant during the early part of the nineteenth century. The Mackay’s correspondence covers business, friendships, social life, and family, in addition to historical events unfolding at the time. The letters in this volume were sent from the Mackay’s hometown of Savannah and from such port cities as Norfolk, Charleston, New York, London, and Liverpool.

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Walter Charlton Hartridge contributed an introduction and notes for The Letters of Don Juan McQueen to His Family, Written from Spanish East Florida, 1791–1807.

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