Inventory of the Estate of Button Gwinnett

Inventory of the Estate of Button Gwinnett

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Inventory of the Estate of Button Gwinnett
Dates: 1777
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 741- MS 754)
Abstract:Collection consists of photostatic copies of the inventory of the estate of Button Gwinnett, June 1777.
Coll. Number: ms750(m).TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

"Button Gwinnett was one of three Georgia signers of the Declaration of Independence. He served in Georgia's colonial legislature, in the Second Continental Congress, and as president of Georgia's Revolutionary Council of Safety." - "Button Gwinnett." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved September 23, 2008)


Existence and Location of Originals note

Originals are held in the Chatham County Courthouse in Savannah, Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Inventory of the Estate of Button Gwinnett, MS 750. Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Photostats