Jesse Cox land grant and plat
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Jesse Cox land grant and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Governor.
Title: Jesse Cox land grant and plat
Dates: 1838
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0181

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information for Jesse Cox is available.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a land grant for Lot 120, consisting of 150 acres in Early County, to Jesse Cox. The land was located along the Flint River and was divided from land originally belonging to Creek and Cherokee Indians that was being disbursed under the 1822 laws. The land was granted by Georgia governor George R. Gilmer. A plat and pendant seal are attached.


Index Terms

Cherokee Indians--Land tenure.
Cherokee Indians--Treaties.
Cox, Jesse, active 1838.
Creek Indians--Treaties.
Early County (Ga.)--19th century.
Georgia. Governor.
Gilmer, George Rockingham, 1790-1859.
Land grants.
Plats (maps)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Jesse Cox land grant and plat, MS 181, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Frank Mackall, 1935.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

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