Mary Warren photographs of James Wright Evidences file (printed copies)

Mary Warren photographs of James Wright Evidences file (printed copies)

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Warren, Mary Bondurant
Title: Mary Warren photographs of James Wright Evidences file (printed copies)
Dates: 2010
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms3497

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of printed copies of digital photographs of papers from Governor James Wright’s Evidences file held at The National Archives in Kew, Surrey, England. Papers support Wright's loyalist claim; and concern plantations loyal to the Crown, and charges against the rebellious government of Georgia. Also included are (photographs of) correspondence and documents regarding land and property holdings. Papers are dated approximately 1762-1789, and the digital photographs of the papers were taken by Mary Warren in 2010.

Index Terms

American loyalists--Georgia.
Appraisals (records)
Wright, James, Sir, 1716-1785

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Mary Warren photographs of James Wright Evidences file (printed copies), ms3497, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Conditions Governing Use note

Photocopying is not permitted. If an individual or institution would like copies of the materials for commercial purpose, including online publication, please request them from the National Archives in Kew, Surrey, England.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Title page, 2010
2Pages 443-463. Memorial of James Wright; James Wright loyalist claims; Schedule of losses sustained by Sir James Wright, 1783-1789
3Pages 464-471. Accounts of new "Negroes" at the Savannah Plantations, the "Farm Plantation," "Cedar Hill Plantation," and "Laurel Grove Plantation", 1776-1783
4Pages 472-484. Charges against the Rebel government, 1776-1777
5Pages 485-488. List of lands purchased by Governor Wright, 1762-1770
6Pages 489-495. Papers regarding Wright's properties, 1776-1777
7Pages 496-501. Accounts of transportation, insurance, riced burned by the Revels, 1779-1782
8Pages 502-515. Letters written by Wright and James Moncrief, 1783-1784
9Pages 516-528. Appraisal of Wright's land and "Negroes", 1776-1783
10Pages 529-536. Letters written by Wright, 1783
11Pages 537-540. Opinions of the value of land in Savannah, Georgia, 1783
12Pages 541-543. Letter of John Graham, 1783
13Pages 544-545. List of Ogeechee Lands, 1783
14Pages 546-570. Letters written by Wright, 1783-1785
15Pages 571-580. James Wright, Jr. papers, 1787, 1780
16Pages 582-583. "A grant" containing a list of last names, undated
17Pages 584-603. Miscellaneous accounts and lists, 1777-1779