Request Material

John Morel agreement

John Morel agreement

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Morel agreement
Creator: Walton, George, 1749 or 50-1804
Inclusive Dates: 1774 December 2
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2619
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

George Walton was one of three Georgians to sign the Declaration of Independence. He served in numerous capacities for the state of Georgia after the American Revolution. Walton County is named for him. Forfurther information, see the article George Walton in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one document of agreement dated December 2, 1774 between John Morel, Robert Watts, and Edward Telfair concerning the cutting and delivery of a live oak intended for building a ship. The agreement is signed by George Walton, who, in 1774, was engaged in a prosperous law practice in Savannah, Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Morel agreement, ms2619, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Logging -- Georgia.
Morel, John, -1777
Shipbuilding -- Materials -- Georgia -- Ossabaw Island.
Telfair, Edward, approximately 1735-1807
Watts, Robert

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Agreement, 1774 December 2