Francis Tennille land grant

Francis Tennille land grant

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Milton, John, fl. 1784-1796
Creator: Telfair, Edward, ca. 1735-1807
Title: Francis Tennille land grant
Dates: 1793
Quantity: 1.0 item 1 oversize folder
Coll. Number: ms718

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a land grant of 1000 acres in Washington County, Georgia to Francis Tennille. The grant is signed by Edward Telfair and is dated June 18, 1793. Signatures of T. McCall, J. Meriwether and John Milton are also present.

"Edward Telfair (1735-1807) served three terms as Georgia's governor in the late 1700s. He was the first governor to serve under the Georgia Constitution of 1789."

For further information, see the article "Edward Telfair (1735-1807)" at New Georgia Encylcopedia.


Index Terms

Land grants--Georgia--Washington County.
Land grants.
Real property--Georgia--Washington County.
Tennille, Francis, 1747-1812

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Francis Tennille land grant, ms 718, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
1Land grant with seal, 1793