|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||King, Reuben, 1779-1867.|
|Title:||Reuben King papers|
|Extent:||0.1 cubic feet (2 folders)|
Reuben King (1779-1867) was a tanner by trade. He came to Darien, Georgia from Sharon, Connecticut after the Revolutionary War. In 1812, King married Abigail Austin; they had two daughters, Sarah Amanda and Elizabeth Aurelia. During the War of 1812, King served as a private in Capt. Joseph O'Neal's Company of Infantry, Georgia Militia, in Col. Pray's Regiment. He was an alderman of Darien in 1822 and Surveyor of McIntosh County from 1832 to 1836.
The collection consists of four items: a diary, a letter from W.J. McIntosh to King regarding the title to the Mallow plantation, a tax receipt from 1860, and a receipted bill for rope and nails.
Item 1 purchased from Mrs. Sterling Graydon of Greenwood, SC.
[item identification], Reuben King papers, MS 463, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, 1950 (Item 2). Purchased, 1950 (Item 1)
Collection is open for research.
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Diary published in Collections of the Georgia Historical Society: The Reuben King Journal, 1800-1806, v.15 (1971).
|1||Diary, 1800 February 13-1806 October 30|
|in two parts.|
|2||W.J. McIntosh to Reuben King, Savannah, 1860 April 11 ( 2.0 p. )|
|Regarding the title to Mallow plantation; mentions those of the McIntosh family buried under the "Great Oak" at Mallow.|
|3||Tax receipt to Reuben King, 1860 ( 1.0 p. )|
|Lists state, county, poor school and poor taxes for the year.|
|4||M. Cullinan's receipted bill to Reuben King, 1861 May 2 ( 1.0 p. )|
|For rope and nails.|