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George Walton letter to his son

George Walton letter to his son

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Walton letter to his son
Creator: Walton, George, 1749 or 50-1804
Inclusive Dates: 1801 July 31
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 item(s) 1 folder
Collection Number: ms4239
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.

New Georgia Encyclopedia - George Walton (ca. 1749-1804) (Retrieved October 12, 2009)

Scope and Content

This collection contains a letter written by George Walton to his son George Walton, Jr. on July 31, 1801 from his home at Meadow-Garden in Augusta, Georgia. It contains a reference to his role as part of a committee in the selection of land and in contracting builders for the future University of Georgia to be located in Jackson County.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Walton letter to his son, ms4239, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

This collection is available through the Digital Library of Georgia,

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Families -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Jackson County (Ga.)
Legislators -- Correspondence.
Universities and colleges -- Georgia -- Athens.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1801 July 31 Access Online