James and Elizabeth Mossman indenture
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James and Elizabeth Mossman indenture

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Mossman, Elizabeth, 1730-1802.
Creator: Mossman, James, -1803.
Title: James and Elizabeth Mossman indenture
Dates: 1773
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0217

Biographical/Historical Note

James Mossman (d. 1803) was a planter in Savannah, Georgia. He married his wife, Elizabeth (1730-1802) of St. Christopher Island in 1764.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an indenture from James and Elizabeth Mossman to John Doore, a Savannah barber. The indenture is for the sale of Town Lot No. 3, Wilmington Tything, Derby Ward, March 12, 1773.

Index Terms

Mossman, Elizabeth, 1730-1802.
Mossman, James, -1803.
Real property--Georgia--Savannah.
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], James and Elizabeth Mossman indenture, MS 217, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Orange New Jersey Public Library, 1958.


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.


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