|Title:||George Mathews research material|
|Quantity:||0.7 Linear feet (1 half box, 1 card file box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of material pertaining to Georgia's Governor George Mathews, Governor from 1787-88, 1793-96, and was used by Mr. Robert Cannady in writing his Master's thesis.|
George Mathews, a veteran of the Continental army, migrated to Wilkes County from Virginia between 1783 and 1784. He quickly rose to service as a state legislator, governor, and member of the U.S. Congress. Robert Bruce Cannady was a graduate student in history at the University of Georgia in 1957 and collected this material on Governor Mathews.
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George Mathews research material. MS 33. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.