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George Augustus Gordon family papers

George Augustus Gordon family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Augustus Gordon family papers
Creator: Gordon family
Inclusive Dates: 1676-1895
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms1667
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of George Augustus Gordon and the Gordon family from 1676-1895. Materials from the early years relate to Gordon's ancestors in Maine and New Hampshire and mainly contain receipts, tax records, and genealogical records. Materials concerning the United States Civil War consist of passes, orders, commissions, and a few letters relating to Gordon's duties as Assistant Quartermaster General of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Augustus Gordon family papers, ms 1667, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2020.

General Notes

Papers in the collection were in a scrapbook. The scrapbook was disassembled for preservation purposes.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia. Office of the Assistant Quartermaster General.
Gordon, George Augustus, 1827-1912
Maine -- Genealogy.
New Hampshire -- Genealogy.
Quartermasters -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Accounts , 1769-1770, undated
12Appointment to the offce of Justice of the Peace, Lincoln, Maine, 1853 March 29
13Commission of George A. Gordon as Assistant Quartermaster, 1863 April 18
14Commission of George A. Gordon as Assistant Quartermaster, 1865 April 18
15Civil War correspondence, Swift Island, 1863 January 27
16Civil War correspondence, 1863 August 7
17Order for mule wagons, Office of Quartermaster-General, Milledgeville, 1865 April 11
18Civil War correspondence, 1865 May 19
19Confederate States of America, Military pass, 1862 October 11
110State of South Carolina, Pass, 1862 November 3
111Invoice of Transportation, 1865 April 17
112Commission of Georga A. Gordon, a Commissioner in the State of Massachusetts, 1885 January 1
113Court Order, 1755 April 14
114Deed, 1698 March 7
115Deed, New Hampshire, 1764 September 20
116Estate settlement Nathaniel Gorden, 1760 April 16
117Estate Settlement, 1815 November
118Geneology, undated
119Commission of Nathaniel B. Gordon, 1813 September 22
120Guardianship paper of John Smith, son of Nathaniel Smith, 1779 March 31
121Indenture, 1730 March 25
122Legal document, 1795 May 25
123George A. Gordon jury notice, 1862 February 18
124Marriage certificate of George Gordon and Ann Gordon, 1857 October 16
125Miscellaneous, 1875-1891, undated
126Photographs, undated
127Recipe, undated
128Receipts, 1754-1890
129School excercises, undated
130Programs from school events, 1839-1846
131George Gordon's school records from District School, No. 2; Dover Landing School; Franklin Academy, 1837-1843
132Receipts of Nathaniel Gordon, 1768-1770
133Letter to "All Christian People"; promissory note; will, 1676, 1742, undated
134Certificate; receipts, 1827-1895
135Settlement, 1787 February 1
136Taxes list, Rockingham, New Hampshire, John Gordon, 1829 April 25
137Tax notices, Salisbury, Nathaniel Gordon, 1798-1842