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New England Mississippi Land Company records

New England Mississippi Land Company records

Descriptive Summary

Title: New England Mississippi Land Company records
Creator: New England Mississippi Land Company
Inclusive Dates: 1785-1826
Language: English
Extent: 4 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms945
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records of the New England Mississippi Land Company dating 1785-1826. Records include correspondence, minutes, resolutions, notes, receipts, and lists of holdings documenting land transactions in Georgia, particularly Yazoo land speculation. Many of the documents pertain to Perez Morton and his involvement in the company.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

New England Mississippi Land Company records, ms945, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Minutes (administrative records)
Morton, Perez, 1751-1837
Real estate investment -- 18th century.
Real estate investment -- 19th century.
Yazoo Fraud, 1795.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Transactions, 1785-1800
 
12Transactions, 1802-1811
 
13Transactions, 1816-1826
 
14Transactions, undated