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Sheftall, Mordecai 1735-1797

Works: 25 works in 25 publications in 1 language and 80 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Trials, litigation, etc 
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Papers by Levi Sheftall( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of several generations of the Sheftall family of Savannah, Georgia, contain items related to the mercantile business of Levi and Mordecai Sheftall in Savannah; the work of Mordecai Sheftall as commissary general of issues for the Continental Army in Georgia; and activities of Levi Sheftall as United States agent for fortifications at Savannah, 1808. Also contains household accounts, briefs and other legal papers, receipts, and marriage settlements
Sheftall Family Memorabilia( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of a requisition for salt, dated 20 October 1774 and signed by John Newdigate, Stephen Maddox, and Mordecai Sheftall (in frame); three issues of Georgia continental paper money ($4 and $5 Spanish milled and $5 Continental) for 1776 and 1777 (in frame); late eighteenth century Masonic apron with hand-drawn illustrated cover belonging to the Sheftalls, members of Solomon's Lodge, Savannah; newspaper account (Beaumont, Texas Journal, 3 March 1942) of three items and other Sheftall memorabilia and a Xerox of a biographical sketch of Cooper Sheftall. The Masonic apron is housed in the vault
Levi Sheftall power of attorney by Levi Sheftall( )

1 edition published in 1767 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Power of attorney designating Mordecai Sheftall as Levi Sheftall's lawyer for all business and personal transactions
Levi Sheftall family papers by Levi Sheftall( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The series consists of papers of the Levi Sheftall family of Savannah, Georgia from 1733-1856. The papers include correspondence, deeds, a diary, legal documents, military agents records, and a receipt book (1777-1814). The materials document Jewish life in Savannah, Levi's activities as a U.S. Agent for fortifications in Georgia, and the Sheftall's business interests. Of particular interest is a diary (1733-1808) begun by Benjamin Sheftall and continued by his son Levi, recording the arrivals, departures, births, deaths, and marriages of Jews in Savannah. Other correspondents include Mordecai Sheftall (Levi's brother), Mordecai Sheftall (Levi's son), and Benjamin Sheftall, Jr
Alexander Hamilton papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Folder 1: One printed invitation to dine with the President of the United States and Mrs. Washington, filled in for Alexander Hamilton, January 1790. Folder 2: One bound volume containing the plea and demurrer of Alexander Hamilton in the case of Elizabeth Rutgers v. Joshua Waddington, and an autograph docket in the hand of Alexander Hamilton, giving a list of cases in which he acted as counsel. Folder 3: One letter, signed A. Hamilton, dated Treasury Department, April 4, 1793, to John Kean, Cashier of the Bank of the United States, respecting financial matters; accompanied by a portrait and biography of Alexander Hamilton. Folder 4: Thirty miscellaneous Alexander Hamilton papers, including a list of six cases on the New York Mayor's Court docket; narratives of actions and pleas of the Mayor's Court; letters; and estate documents. Letter correspondents include Colonel Varick, Sil. Bowen, Mordecai Sheftall, and James McHenry. Also among the miscellaneous papers are ten items relating to the Yates-Clinton gubernatorial election of 1789. Folder 5: Five bills, receipts, and accounts
Mordecai Sheftall letter by Mordecai Sheftall( )

1 edition published in 1877 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection consists of one letter from Mordecai Sheftall to his grandson, William H. Cuyler Sheftall, regarding family background and moral advice. Photocopy of original in possession of the family in Macon
Savannah, to Mordecai Sheftall by Samuel Elbert( )

1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning rum supplied to the troops at Sunbury which he has not authorized; asking him to inquire how they received it and under whose authorization; adding "I know of none that is allowed more than what the Gen'l used to give while on Expedition."
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Alternative Names
Mordecai Sheftall Continental Army officer

שפטל, מרדכי 1735-1797

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