Nelson family papers
New Search | Return to Search Results

Nelson family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Nelson , Thomas
Creator: Nelson family
Creator: Nelson, John
Title: Nelson family papers
Dates: 1777-1862, undated
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS249f

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence and papers of Major John Nelson and Major Thomas Nelson. Included is a document signed by George Washington accepting the resignation of Captain John Nelson; an invitation by Thomas Jefferson to "Major Nelson"; a letter from John Randolph of Virginia to Mrs. John Nelson; and other records relating to their military service during the Revolutionary War.

Index Terms

Nelson family
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nelson family papers, MSS 249f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1971


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.