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

Correspondence
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

 
Box
1Letter, 1773 April 28