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Sir Patrick Houston letter

Sir Patrick Houston letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sir Patrick Houston letter
Creator: Houston, Patrick, Sir
Inclusive Dates: 1773 April 28
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2585
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Sir Patrick Houston came over with Oglethorpe and became a major landowner near Savannah. His son, John Houston, was elected governor in 1778. -- "Houston, Sir Patrick." Georgia. Candler, Allen D., ed. Vol. 2. Atlanta: State Historical Association, 1906.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a handwritten, signed letter by Sir Patrick Houston, dated April 28, 1773, concerning land surveys.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sir Patrick Houston letter, ms 2585, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Georgia -- History -- 18th century.
Land surveys -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Letter, 1773 April 28 Access Online