|Creator:||Georgia. Governor (1760-1776 : Wright).|
|Title:||Stewart land survey|
|Dates:||1761 December 3|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 oversize folder A)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of an autographed manuscript of a 178 acre land survey in St. John's Parish belonging to John Stewart, Senior, and dated Dec. 3, 1761. The survey, "pursuant to Warrant from His Excell. James Wright Esq. Captain General & Governor in Chief," is signed by the Surveyor General Henry Yonge and W. DeBrahm and illustrated with the location of the property and indications of the neighboring tracts and their owner's names.|
"James Wright was the third and last royal governor of Georgia, serving from 1760 to 1782, with a brief interruption early in the American Revolution. Almost alone among colonial governors, Wright was a popular and able administrator and servant of the crown. He played a key role in retarding the flame of revolution in Georgia long after it had flared violently in every other colony." - "James Wright." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved July 26, 2008)
Stewart land survey, MS 939. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.