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James Maury royal license

James Maury royal license

Descriptive Summary

Title: James Maury royal license
Creator: George, King of Great Britain, III, 1738-1820
Inclusive Dates: 1808 January 16
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 license)
Collection Number: ms1526
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a royal license signed by King George III, January 16, 1808, to James Maury, furnishing protection for a cotton shipment from Georgia to Liverpool on the ship "Georgia." The license also directs and requires commanders of ships of war and privateers not to molest or interrupt said vessel on its voyage.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Maury royal license, ms 1526. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cotton trade -- Georgia.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1789-1820.
Maury, James, 1746-1840
Shipping -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11License, 1808 January 16