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Alexander Augustus Smets will and codicil (photocopy)

Alexander Augustus Smets will and codicil (photocopy)

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander Augustus Smets will and codicil (photocopy)
Creator: Smets, A. A. (Alexander A.)
Inclusive Dates: 1853, 1862
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 documents)
Collection Number: ms981
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Alexander Smets of Savannah, Georgia was a large land owner in Georgia. He was an enslaver and owned a plantation located on Hutchinson's Island off the Georgia Coast.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photocopies of the will and codicil of Alexander Augustus Smets (dated 1853 and 1862).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander Augustus Smets will and codicil (photocopy), ms981, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Plantation owners -- Georgia.
Savannah (Ga.)
Slaveholders -- Georgia.
Wills -- Georgia -- Chatham County.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials located in Special Collections Hargrett Rare Books (RBV): Catalogue of the Private Library of the Late Mr. A.A. Smets, Savannah, Ga., Rare Bk Z997.S638. Copy 2 is bound with Catalogue Raissone of Curious Manuscripts, 1860; and Catalogue of the Private Collection of Autographs of the Late Mr. A. A. Smets, 1868.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Will and codicil