Georgia Treasury Department papers
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Georgia Treasury Department papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Treasury Department.
Title: Georgia Treasury Department papers
Dates: 1787-1797
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0289

Biographical/Historical Note

Prior to 1877, the state treasurer was chosen by the Georgia General Assembly. The Constitution of 1877 amended that state treasurer would be elected by a vote of the people to serve a term of two years.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a statement of public accounts from the state treasurer, dated January 1, 1787, and a summary abstract of all monies paid of out of the Treasury from February 22, 1796 to January 10, 1797.

Index Terms

Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Georgia. Treasury Department.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Georgia Treasury Dept. papers, MS 289, 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

Item 1: Statement of public accounts, unsigned, 1787 January 1 ( 1.0 p. )
Item 2: Summary abstract of all monies, Federal, state and private, securities received and paid out of the treasury, 1796 February 22-1797 January 10 ( 1.0 p. )