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1 Title:   George Wymberley Jones De Renne family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Julianna  
  Dates:   1732-1939  
The collection consists of papers of the George Wymberley Jones De Renne family of Savannah, Georgia from 1732-1939. The papers include account books, correspondence, deeds, genealogical materials, indentures, inventories, land grants, legal documents, newspaper clippings, printed material, and transcripts of historical documents pertaining to Georgia history. The materials document the activities of the De Renne family and contain information on land transactions in Georgia; estate or plantation management, particularly Wormsloe Plantation (Savannah, Ga.) and Popular Grove; the Buena Ventura Stock Company and Buena Ventura Ranch (1883-1884) in Tom Green County (Tex.); book and wine purchases for Wormsloe; and the De Rennes' involvement in the Georgia Historical Society and the Georgia Bicentennial (1933). The collection also contains correspondence and other materials pertaining to the George W. Smith family, the Campbell and Stewart families, and accounts and correspondence (1867-1880) with Thomas A. Biddle & Company (Philadelphia, Pa.). Other correspondents include Letitia De Renne, Wymberley Jones De Renne, Wymberley Wormsloe De Renne, William Drayton, George Jones, Inigo Jones, Noble Wymberley Jones, Alva Konkle, Mary Wallace Savage Nuttall, and Julianna Smith.
  Identifier:   ms1064  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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