|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Howley, Richard, 1740-1784.|
|Title:||Richard Howly papers|
|Extent:||(1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet|
|Collection materials are in English.|
Richard Howly (ca. 1740-1784) was a planter and a lawyer. He was elected as governor of Georgia on January 4, 1780, but left the position on February 18, 1780 to become a member of the Continental Congress, a position he held until 1781. Howly served as justice of the Georgia state supreme court, 1782-1783. His name is also commonly spelled "Howley."
This collection consists of a letter from Richard Howly to Nathanael Greene, a certification signed by Richard Howly, and an autograph clipped from an unidentifiable document.
Certification original in the Georgia Archives.
Item 3 purchased from Benjamin's.
[item identification],Richard Howly papers, MS 402, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of David M. Sherman, 1970 (Item 1); A.A. Lawrence, 1953 (Item 2). Purchased, 1954 (Item 3).
Collection is open for research.
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.
|Item 1: From Richard Howly letter to Nathanael Greene. Savannah, Georgia, 1782 December 1 ( 2.0 p. )|
|Regarding purchase made for Greene at the public sales.|
|Item 2: Certification. Savannah, Georgia, 1784 February 28 ( 1.0 p. )|
|Photocopy. Signed by Richard Howly. Certifies that Myrick Davies acted as a member of the Executive Council during Howly's administration.|
|Item 3: Autograph of Richard Howly, undated|
|Clipped from unidentifiable legal document.|