From John Habersham1
Philadelphia, December 7, 1795. Encloses a letter from “Monsr. De Bordes, a French Gentleman, who was formerly an Officer in the Georgia Line.”2 Describes De Bordes’s service during the American Revolution.
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Habersham served in the American Revolution in the First Georgia Continental Regiment. He was a member of the Continental Congress in 1785 and 1786. From 1789 until his death on December 17, 1799, he was collector of customs at Savannah. In addition he was United States agent for Indian affairs.