George Washington Behn daybook
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George Washington Behn daybook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Behn, George Washington.
Title: George Washington Behn daybook
Dates: 1842-1843
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 0065

Biographical/Historical Note

George Washington Behn was one of the organizing members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce in 1841. He was also a member of the Board of Health and served as a Captain in the Georgia Hussars from 1840-1843. In 1842 he wrote a Concise System of Instruction, Arranged and Adopted for the Volunteer Cavalry of the United States.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one petty daybook that includes information on dry-goods from November 1842 through April 1843. It is indexed by surname.

Index Terms

Behn, George Washington.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], George Washington Behn daybook, MS 65, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Chatham County Superior Court Clerk and Commissioners, 1951.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.