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John Milledge letter to General Samuel Smith

John Milledge letter to General Samuel Smith

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Milledge letter to General Samuel Smith
Creator: Milledge, John, 1757-1818
Inclusive Dates: 1802 July 24
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3656
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Milledge (1757-1818) was an important political figure in Georgia during the Revolutionary War and early national period, holding positions as governor, congressman for four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, and president pro tempore in the U.S. Senate. For more information, see the article John Milledge in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Milledgeville near Augusta, July 24, 1802, to General Samuel Smith, Baltimore, signed "John Milledge," regarding Smith's land speculation interests in Georgia, and an agreement made with the United States Congress and Georgia concerning Western land and treaties made with the Creek Indians for over a million acres of land including the fork of Oconee and Ocmulgee counties.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Milledge letter to General Samuel Smith, ms3656, Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Smith, Samuel W.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1802 July 24