Friendly Fire Association records

Friendly Fire Association records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Friendly Fire Association (Savannah, Ga.).
Title: Friendly Fire Association records
Dates: 1809-1810
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 volume housed with minor collections MS 1292 - MS1294)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of the Friendly Fire Association of Savannah, Georgia from 1809-1810. Includes list of subscribers who formed the association; the governing rules; minutes for March 28-29, 1809, and April 14, 1810; and financial accounts including member dues (1809).
Coll. Number: ms1292(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

The first organized fire protection in the city of Savannah was established in 1789 when the Friendly Fire Club was organized by 35 respectable gentlemen charged with putting out fires around town. The Friendly Fire Association was most likely formed to support these fire fighting efforts.

Index Terms

Fire departments--Georgia.
Fire fighters--Georgia.
Savannah (Ga.)

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Friendly Fire Association records, MS 1292. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Records, bound