George Augustus Gordon family papers

George Augustus Gordon family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Gordon family
Title: George Augustus Gordon family papers
Dates: 1676-1895
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms1667

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of George Augustus Gordon and the Gordon family from 1676-1895. Materials from the early years relate to Gordon's ancestors in Maine and New Hampshire and mainly contain receipts, tax records, and genealogical records. Materials concerning the United States Civil War consist of passes, orders, commissions, and a few letters relating to Gordon's duties as Assistant Quartermaster General of Georgia.

Index Terms

Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia. Office of the Assistant Quartermaster General..
Gordon, George Augustus, 1827-1912
New Hampshire--Genealogy.

General Notes

Papers in the collection were in a scrapbook. The scrapbook was disassembled for preservation purposes.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

George Augustus Gordon family papers, ms 1667, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Accounts, 1769-1770, undated
2Appointment to the offce of Justice of the Peace, Lincoln, Maine, 1853 March 29
3Commission of George A. Gordon as Assistant Quartermaster, 1863 April 18
4Commission of George A. Gordon as Assistant Quartermaster, 1865 April 18
5Civil War correspondence, Swift Island, 1863 January 27
6Civil War correspondence, 1863 August 7
7Order for mule wagons, Office of Quartermaster-General, Milledgeville, 1865 April 11
8Civil War correspondence, 1865 May 19
9Confederate States of America, Military pass, 1862 October 11
10State of South Carolina, Pass, 1862 November 3
11Invoice of Transportation, 1865 April 17
12Commission of Georga A. Gordon, a Commissioner in the State of Massachusetts, 1885 January 1
13Court Order, 1755 April 14
14Deed, 1698 March 7
15Deed, New Hampshire, 1764 September 20
16Estate settlement Nathaniel Gorden, 1760 April 16
17Estate Settlement, 1815 November
18Geneology, undated
19Commission of Nathaniel B. Gordon, 1813 September 22
20Guardianship paper of John Smith, son of Nathaniel Smith, 1779 March 31
21Indenture, 1730 March 25
22Legal document, 1795 May 25
23George A. Gordon jury notice, 1862 February 18
24Marriage certificate of George Gordon and Ann Gordon, 1857 October 16
25Miscellaneous, 1875-1891, undated
26Photographs, undated
27Recipe, undated
28Receipts, 1754-1890
29School excercises, undated
30Programs from school events, 1839-1846
31George Gordon's school records from District School, No. 2; Dover Landing School; Franklin Academy, 1837-1843
32Receipts of Nathaniel Gordon, 1768-1770
33Letter to "All Christian People"; promissory note; will, 1676, 1742, undated
34Certificate; receipts, 1827-1895
35Settlement, 1787 February 1
36Taxes list, Rockingham, New Hampshire, John Gordon, 1829 April 25
37Tax notices, Salisbury, Nathaniel Gordon, 1798-1842