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List of Georgia settlers

List of Georgia settlers

Descriptive Summary

Title: List of Georgia settlers
Creator: Egmont, John Perceval, Earl of, 1711-1770
Inclusive Dates: circa 1740s
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms4132
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The list of settlers is given under two headings: first, those who went from Europe to Georgia at the Trustees' charge and, second, those who went on their own account. The settlers are listed in loose alphabetical order and the entries include information about their age, occupation, date of arrival, land lots, and if they died, quitted, or ran away from the colony.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Due to its fragile condition, this volume can only be accessed through the published verion, microfilm, or digital surrogate:

Preferred Citation

List of Georgia settlers, ms 4132, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

A List of the Early Settlers of Georgia publixhed by E. Merton Coulter is available, call number F285 .C78 1949. A microfilm copy of the original is available.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America.
Land settlement -- Georgia.
Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America
United States -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Related Collections in this Repository

The List of Georgia Settlers (serial no. 14220) forms part of twenty volumes purchased by the University in 1947. The volumes consituted a portion of the library of Sir Thomas Phillips, were known as the Phillips collection, and reported to have originally belonged to the Earl of Egmont, first President of the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

v14220List of Georgia settlers Access Online