|Title:||Thomas Revell claim against King George II|
|Dates:||1748 July 5|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 document)|
Thomas Revell was a contractor providing food for the men of General James Oglethorpe's regiment stationed at Fort Frederica on St. Simons Island, Georgia during 1748.
A claim brought by Thomas Revell against King George II on July 5, 1748. The document sets forth the initial contract responsibilities between Revell and the crown, under which the King bore responsibility for any losses due to pirates, enemies, or the sea. Revell describes the September 1741 attack upon the sloop James Barnes carrying stores intended for General James Oglethorpes' men at Fort Frederica, Georgia and asks for the compensation due him.
Thomas Revell claim against King George II, ms 1429. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Original document is housed in the vault and available by special permission.