Fogartie, Green & Company and Fogartie & Yokum daybooks
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Fogartie, Green & Company and Fogartie & Yokum daybooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Fogartie & Yokum (Savannah, Ga.)
Creator: Fogartie, Green & Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Fogartie, Green & Company and Fogartie & Yokum daybooks
Dates: 1834-1835
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet (2 volumes)
Identification: MS 0258

Biographical/Historical Note

Fogartie, Green & Company, operated by Lewis F. Fogartie and L.F. Green, was a marine repair shop. They also did general engine repairs and hull work. Sometime in 1835 the firm became Fogartie & Yokum (L.F. Fogartie and James Yokum). The steamboat, John Randolph, the first commercially successful iron steamboat in the U.S. was one of the vessels they worked on.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two daybooks, one from Fogartie, Green & Company, 1834-1835 ,and the other from Fogartie & Yokum, February-June 1835.

Index Terms

Fogartie & Yokum (Savannah, Ga.)
Fogartie, Green & Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Fogartie, Lewis F.
Green, L.F.
Ships--Maintenance and repair.
Yokum, James.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Fogartie, Green & Company and Fogartie & Yokum daybooks, MS 258, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Chatham County Clerk of Court 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.

Container List



1Daybook of Fogartie, Green & Company, 1834 August 26-1835 February 14


2Daybook of Fogartie & Yokum, 1835 February 16-June 6