Georgia Constitutional Convention journal
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Georgia Constitutional Convention journal

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Constitutional Convention (1798).
Title: Georgia Constitutional Convention journal
Dates: 1798
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0281

Biographical/Historical Note

The Constitutional Convention of 1798 was held for the purpose of considering further alterations and amendments to the State Constitution. However, the Convention decided to submit a new Constitution instead.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a journal of the proceedings of the Georgia Constitutional Convention of 1798.

Index Terms

Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Georgia. Constitutional Convention (1798).
Journals (accounts)
Louisville (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Georgia Constitutional Convention journal, MS 281, 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

"Journal of the Convention of the State of Georgia. Begun and held at the Town of Louisville,...Tuesday the 8th day of May 1798...", 1798 ( 76.0 p. )