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1 Title:   Mary Warren photographs of James Wright Evidences file (printed copies)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Warren, Mary Bondurant  
  Dates:   2010  
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The collection consists of printed copies of digital photographs of papers from Governor James Wright's Evidences file held at The National Archives in Kew, Surrey, England. Papers support Wright's loyalist claim; and concern plantations loyal to the Crown, and charges against the rebellious government of Georgia. Also included are (photographs of) correspondence and documents regarding land and property holdings. Papers are dated approximately 1762-1789, and the digital photographs of the papers were taken by Mary Warren in 2010.
 
  Identifier:   ms3497  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   John Stewart, Sr. land survey  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Yonge, Henry  
  Dates:   1761 December 3  
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The collection consists of a survey of 178 acres of land in St. John's Parish belonging to John Stewart, Senior, dated December 3, 1761. The survey, "pursuant to Warrant from His Excell. James Wright Esq. Captain General & Governor in Chief," is signed by the Surveyor General Henry Yonge and W. DeBrahm and illustrated with the location of the property and indications of the neighboring tracts and owner's names.
 
  Identifier:   ms939  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Keith M. Read collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Read, Keith M., 1880-1940  
  Dates:   1732-1905  
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The collection consists of materials collected by Keith M. Read documenting the history of Georgia from 1732-1905. The materials include account books, correspondence, deeds, diaries, indentures, land grants, letter books, and minute books. Topics covered include the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slavery, the Salzburgers, and Indian tribes in Georgia. The collection contains papers of John M. Berrien; William H. Crawford; John Forsyth; Williams Gibbons; Charles Harris; Herschel V. Johnson; James Wright; the Bosomworth, Habersham, and Houstoun families; as well as numerous other Georgians. Of particular interest are records (1861-1863) of the Consulate of Great Britain in Georgia during the Civil War; an account book (1818) of Dr. Lewis H. Feurth containing the date, name of patient, treatment, and payment; a diary (1733) of Peter Gordon describing life in Georgia and relations with the Indians; a diary (ca. 1714-1763) of Caleb Davis pertaining to his trading activities in Georgia with the English and Spanish; and a letter book (1804-1806) of William Woodbridge documenting his import/export business and the difficulties of trading with Europe and England during the Napoleonic Wars.
 
  Identifier:   ms921  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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