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Peter Saltsgiver deed

Peter Saltsgiver deed

Descriptive Summary

Title: Peter Saltsgiver deed
Creator: Meigs, Josiah, 1757-1822
Inclusive Dates: 1817 February 1
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2066
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Josiah Meigs, the second president of the University of Georgia, implemented the state's first physics curriculum at the university in 1801. During the following ten years, Meigs also served as the only professor of natural philosophy and conducted research in meterology and astronomy.

For more information, see the article "Josiah Meigs" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one deed dated February 1, 1817, signed by President James Madison and Josiah Meigs, of payment by Peter Saltsgiver for land in Guernsey County, Ohio.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Peter Saltsgiver deed, ms2066, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Deeds -- Ohio -- Guernsey County.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Deed, 1817