Georgia Trustees manuscripts
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Georgia Trustees manuscripts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia.
Title: Georgia Trustees manuscripts
Dates: circa 1734
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0278

Biographical/Historical Note

The Trustees held the charter for the Colony of Georgia from 1732 until 1752, when the charter was given over to the Crown.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two manuscripts regarding the trustees of Georgia and the establishment of the colony of Georgia. It is uncertain whether these are contemporary copies, originals, or copies made later from original documents.

Index Terms

Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Georgia--Politics and government--To 1775.
Manuscripts (document genre)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification],Georgia Trustees manuscripts, MS 278, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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



1 Some Account of the Designs of the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America, , circa 1734 ( 9.0 p. )
This document is a copy.
Abstract of the General Accompt of All Monies & Effects from South Carolina received & expended by the Trustees & of the Colony of Georgia, 1734 ( 7.0 p. )
This document is a copy.