John Houstoun petition

John Houstoun petition

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Houstoun, John, 1744-1796
Title: John Houstoun petition
Dates: 1780-1789
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms2457

Biographical/Historical Note

John Houstoun (1744-1796) was governor of Georgia, the first mayor of Savannah, commanded the Georgia Militia during the American Revolution, and represented Georgia in the Continental Congress.

For further information, see the article "John Houstoun" at the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a petition of John Houstoun to George Walton concerning money owed to the state by William McIntosh and Lachlan McIntosh of Chatham County, Georgia.

Index Terms

Houstoun, John, 1744-1796

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

John Houstoun petition, ms2457, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Petition, 1780-1789