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Oliver family papers

Oliver family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Oliver family papers
Creator: Oliver family
Inclusive Dates: 1773-1946
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms64
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dionysius Oliver was a Revolutionary War veteran who acquired several land grants from the state for his wartime participation.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters, deeds, indentures, clippings, maps, land grants, accounts, copy of will of Dionysius Oliver, Confederate Bond and Confederate money, pertaining to the family of Dionysius Oliver and other residents of old Petersburg, Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Oliver family papers, ms64, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bonds (negotiable instruments)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Land grants.
Money -- Confederate States of America.
Oliver, Dionysius
Petersburg (Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Indentures and legal papers, 1773-1799
Bond, Truman & Westbrook to Oliver, Virginia, 1773 (bad condition)
Bond, Freeman to Oliver, £1000, 1773
Letter, E. White of Savannah to Dionysius Oliver, Petersburg, 1780 [1760?]
Order to Samuel Creswell, County surveyor for Wilkes Co., 650 acres in Wilkes County for Dionysius Oliver. Signed by Sanders Walker, 1784
Bond, Burwell Pope to Dionysius Oliver £2000, 1787
Indenture between Curtis Welborn & Diunysius Oliver, 338 acres, Green Co. £100, 1789
Indenture, Thomas & Dorcas Welborn to Dionysius Oliver, 412 acres, Green Co. £100, 1789
Indenture, Walker Richardson & Dionysius Oliver, Senior, 334 acres, Elbert Co. £30, 1790
Indenture, Walker Richardson & Dionysius Oliver, 960 acres, Elbert Co. £100, 1790
Indenture, William Moore & Dionysius Oliver, one lot in Petersburg £14, 1798
Map of 100 acres, Elbert Co., Dionysius Oliver, 1799
12Indentures and legal papers, 1807-1829
Indenture, Samuel & Nancy Morgan and Joacim Hudson, 145 acres, Franklin County $600, 1807
Indenture, McCarty Oliver & wife, and Allen R. Susanna Decker, 230 acres in Elbert Co. $400, 1808
Indenture, Elisha Rogers and Brenkley Cape, 100 acres, Elbert Co. $150, 1810
Copy of Will of Dionysius Oliver, 1818
Indenture, George Hudson (attorney for group) and Daniel Bush), 355 acres Franklin Co. $1200, 1829
Indenture, George Hudson (attorney) and Daniel Bush, 60 acres, Franklin Co. $300, 1829
Indenture, George Hudson (attorney) and Daniel Bush, 60 acres, Franklin Co. $200, 1829
13Indentures and legal papers, 1831-1854
Deposition of Hames Christian about will of Dionysius Oliver, before Judge William H. Crawford, 1831
Account, Jackson Oliver, 1834-1835
Account, Jackson Oliver, 1836-1837
Indenture, Daniel Bush and Jackson Oliver, 500 acres, Franklin Co., $2500, 1840
Bond, Jackson Oliver and Robert Hester, $1200, 1840
Letter, Robert Hester to [Jackson?] Oliver, 1854
14Miscellaneous, 1862-1946
Receipt, n.d. (no signature)
Fragment, questions, n.d.
Letters, Testimony, Jackson Oliver, D.C. Oliver & W.C. Oliver, 1873
Indenture, Thomas P. Oliver, & Wm. C. Oliver, 300 acres, Banks Co., $1000, 1876
Newspaper clipping, Atlanta Journal, Biographical sketch of Dionysius Oliver by Grace Gillam Davidson, October 2, 1934
Newspaper clipping, Atlanta Constitution, Petersburg, Georgia by Z.B. Rogers, March 31, 1946
Confederate bond, $100, 1863
Certificate for $600 worth of Confederate Bonds, to W.C. Oliver
Confederate bill, $100.00 Richmond, 1862
Confederate bill, $50.00 Richmond, 1864
Confederate bill, $2.00 Richmond, 1862
Confederate bill, $20.00 Richmond, 1864
Confederate bill, $20.00 Richmond, 1864
Confederate bill, $20.00 Richmond, 1864
15Land grant, headright Benj. Taylor, 200 acres, Wilkes Co., signed by George Mathews, 1784 (Seal loose bad condition-handle with care)
16Grant to Samuel Nelson, 500 acres, Franklin Co., Signed by Edward Telfair, 1791 (Seal appended. bad condition-handle with care)
17Map of Petersburg, 1786