Mark King deposition
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Mark King deposition

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: King, Mark.
Title: Mark King deposition
Dates: 1782
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0462

Biographical/Historical Note

Mark King, born in America, was a deserter from Major Wright's Corps of the British Army during the Revolutionary War.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the deposition of Mark King. It lists the number of soldiers, ships, fortifications, etc. in Savannah, as well as plans for defense against an expected siege. The deposition includes information on Creek and Cherokee Indians receiving ammunition supplies in Savannah. This may be a contemporary copy.

Index Terms

Cherokee Indians.
Creek Indians.
King, Mark.
Military deserters.
Savannah (Ga.)--History--Siege, 1779.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--British forces.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Mark King paper, MS 462, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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.

Publication Note

Published in Collections of the Georgia Historical Society: Selected Eighteenth Century Manuscripts, v.20 (1980).


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: Deposition of Mark King ( 2.0 p. )