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Fyffe, William, -1771

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: -1771

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Dr. William Fyffe Letters, 1752-1773

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-71
Scope and Contents The major item here is a letter dated February 1, 1761, from William Fyffe a Scottish doctor who settled at George Town, South Carolina. It was written to his brother, John Fyffe, a merchant and banker of Edinburgh, Scotland, and contains an excellent description of the Cherokees-their manners, customs, troubles, etc. The lengthy letter of over 8000 words gives evidence that William Fyffe was a man of education and discernment. The other two items are letters, one from each of the...
Dates: 1752 - 1773