Sir Patrick Houston letter

Sir Patrick Houston letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Houston, Patrick, Sir
Title: Sir Patrick Houston letter
Dates: 1773 April 28
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms2585

Biographical/Historical Note

Sir Patrick Houston came over with Oglethorpe and became a major landowner near Savannah. His son, John Houston, was elected governor in 1778. -- "Houston, Sir Patrick." Georgia. Candler, Allen D., ed. Vol. 2. Atlanta: State Historical Association, 1906.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a handwritten, signed letter by Sir Patrick Houston, dated April 28, 1773, concerning land surveys.

Index Terms

Georgia--History--18th century--Sources.
Houston, Patrick, Sir -- Correspondence
Houstoun, John, 1744-1796 -- Correspondence
Land surveys--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sir Patrick Houston letter. MS 2585. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1773 April 28