|Quantity:||0.05 Linear feet (1 folder for this collection; MS 2293, 2335, 2339, 2394, 2408, 2418, & 2418 housed together in 1 document box)|
The Bowden family has extensive history in America. William Bowden Sr. lived and died in Virginia, and had five children, only one of which would leave the state. Dangerfield Bowden served in the War of 1812 and had married in 1808. He had seven children. Dangerfield Bowden died in Greene County, Georgia, in 1840.
The collection consists of an indenture made between William Bowden and Dangerfield Bowden regarding a tract of land on Beaverdam Creek in Greene County, 1823.
Bowden indenture. MS 2394. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.