Benjamin Holland bond
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Benjamin Holland bond

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Holland, Benjamin.
Title: Benjamin Holland bond
Dates: 1825
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0390

Biographical/Historical Note

Benjamin Holland married Ann de Jarnett, who died in 1824 at the age of 20. She was the daughter of Reuben de Jarnett and Nancy Reid de Jarnett.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the bond of Benjamin Holland and its dissolution, 1825. The bond states that Benjamin Holland is bound to Zachariah Holloway, John Love, and John Love as the guardian for Reuben Reid de Jarnett and Mary Ann de Jarnett, orphans of Reuben de Jarnett. The bond is for $5,000. Holland, by his late wife, would be entitled to a portion of the de Jarnett estate upon the death of Nancy de Jarnett. The dissolution of the bond states that Holland forfeits his right claim to the estate in exchange for $1,000 and freedom from his bond. The name "de Jarnett" also appears in various sources as "Dejarnet" and "Dejarnett"

Index Terms

Bonds (negotiable instruments)
DeJarnette family.
Decedents' estates.
Distribution of decedents' estates.
Holland, Benjamin.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Benjamin Holland bond, MS 390, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Syracuse University Library, 1967.


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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