Charles Green passport
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Charles Green passport

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Green, Charles, -approximately 1880.
Title: Charles Green passport
Dates: 1850
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0323

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Green was a prominent merchant in Savannah. He built the Green-Meldrim house for his residence in Savannah, which is now the Parish House of St. John's Episcopal Church.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the passport of Charles Green, permitting Green, his wife, and Mme. Sorrel to travel from England to France. The passport is dated August 8, 1850.

Index Terms

France--Description and travel.
Green, Charles, -approximately 1880.
International travel regulations.

Location of Originals

Original passport,In the possession of Katharine Ferrie in 1940.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

This collection was given to Porter Alexander Mackall (father of Mrs. Lester Karow) by John Macrae in 1940.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Charles Green passport, MS 323, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lester Karow, date unknown.


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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