|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Johnston, Lancelot, 1790-1866.|
|Title:||Lancelot Johnston papers|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Born in Caswell County, North Carolina, Lancelot Johnston moved to Georgia was a resident of Morgan County. He married Margaret Jones. Johnston is credited with having perfected the process of extracting oil from cotton seed. He also invented the cotton seed huller.
This collection consists of three deeds, two for land in Madison, Georgia, and one in Morgan County, Georgia, all to Lancelot Johnston, as well as a court order for Coleman Strange to pay Lancelot Johnston mortgage and interest, 1823, and a suit for debt, Lancelot Johnston vs. Baldwin Copeland and John F. Johnson, 1866.
[item identification], Lancelot Johnston papers, MS 434, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Herman A. Schindler, 1952.
Collection is open for research.
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|Item 1: Deed, William W. Baldwin of Oglethorpe County to Lancelot Johnston of Morgan County half of two lots in Madison, Georgia, 1820 December 15 ( 2.0 p. )|
|Item 2: Deed, Edward Butler to Lancelot Johnston, both of Morgan County, lots 74, 75, 76 in Madison, Georgia, 1823 January 23 ( 2.0 p. )|
|Item 3: Morgan County Superior Court. Court Order, 1823 ( 2.0 p. )|
|September Term. Coleman Strange on petition of Lancelot Johnston is ordered to pay up mortgage and interest or forfeit property in Morgan County, described in the order.|
|Item 4: Deed, Thomas and Judith McCartan to Lancelot Johnston, of Morgan County, a tract in the 5th District of Morgan County (formerly Baldwin), 1826 November 4 ( 2.0 p. )|
|Item 5: Morgan County Superior Court. Suit for debt, Lancelot Johnston vs. Baldwin Copeland and John F. Johnson; judgment for the plaintiff, 1866 ( 2.0 p. )|
|September Term. Torn, with part missing.|