British warrant for payment to James Oglethorpe

British warrant for payment to James Oglethorpe

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: British warrant for payment to James Oglethorpe
Dates: 1744 July 5
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms376

Biographical/Historical Note

James Oglethorpe (1696-1785), politician, soldier, and founder of the Colony of Georgia.

For more information, see the article "James Edward Oglethorpe (1696-1785)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a warrant issued by the British crown to pay James Oglethorpe for services rendered from 1738-1743, dated July 5, 1744.


Index Terms

Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Great Britain--Colonies--America--Administration.
Oglethorpe, James Edward, 1696-1785

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

British warrant for payment to James Oglethorpe, ms376. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Warrant for payment, 1744 July 5