Francis Tennille land grant

Francis Tennille land grant

Descriptive Summary

Title: Francis Tennille land grant
Creator: Milton, John, active 1784-1796
Creator: Telfair, Edward, approximately 1735-1807
Inclusive Dates: 1793
Language: English
Extent: 1 item(s) 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms718
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

"Edward Telfair (1735-1807) served three terms as Georgia's governor in the late 1700s. He was the first governor to serve under the Georgia Constitution of 1789."

For further information, see the article "Edward Telfair (1735-1807)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a land grant of 1,000 acres in Washington County, Georgia to Francis Tennille. The grant is signed by Edward Telfair and is dated June 18, 1793. The signatures of T. McCall, J. Meriwether and John Milton are also present.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Francis Tennille land grant, ms718, 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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Land grant with seal, 1793

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