|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Guilmartin, Philip J.|
|Title:||Philip J. Guilmartin indenture|
|Extent:||(1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet|
|Collection materials are in English.|
Laurence J. Guilmartin, 1826-1902, was a Savannah, Georgia merchant between 1850 and 1886. Guilmartin owned L. J. Guilmartin & Company, selling produce and hides. He was a member of the Hibernian Society and sat on the Board of Directors for the Savannah Cotton Exchange from 1872-1873. Guilmartin married Frances J. Lloyd of St. Augustine, Florida in 1854. In 1858, Guilmartin became the guardian of his nephew, Philip J. Guilmartin, a resident of New York, New York. In 1861, Laurence Guilmartin joined the Confederate Army. After the Civil War he returned to his business in Savannah. In 1886, Guilmartin moved to Quebec, Canada where he died in 1902.
This collection contains an indenture conveyed from Philip J. Guilmartin, New York, New York, to Laurence J. Guilmartin, Chatham County, Georgia, on August 20, 1883. The indenture conveyed 1/4 interest in John Guilmartin's estate including tracts in Polk, Cobb, Whitfield, Paulding, Walker, Dawson, Forsyth, Bartow, Floyd, and Cherokee counties in Georgia for $75.00.
[item identification], Philip J. Guilmartin indenture, MS 335, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Margaret McLaughlin, 1969.
Collection is open for research.
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