Hawes family collection of Elbert County land grants

Hawes family collection of Elbert County land grants

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Hawes family collection of Elbert County land grants
Dates: 1791-1821
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (1 flat box)
Abstract:Collection consists of three land grants for Elbert County, including one for William Ward and two for Moses Fleming, spanning the late 18th and early 19th centuries. One land grant is missing a seal.
Coll. Number: ms3300.TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Elbert County is located in the Northeastern part of Georgia bordering South Carolina. Elbert County was established in 1790 and is composed of approximately 375 square miles. The county seat and largest city is Elberton, which is known as the Granite Capital of the world.


Index Terms

Elbert County (Ga.)
Land grants.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Hawes family collection of Elbert County land grants, MS 3300. Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxItem
11William Ward land grant for Elbert County land drawn in lottery in Dooly County; includes seal, tyop of secdon page missing., [1821-1830]
 
2Moses Fleming land grant for Elbert County, 1807
 
3Moses Fleming land grant for Elbert County with warrant and survey; includes seal, [1791-1793]