Lewis Metts land grant and plat
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Lewis Metts land grant and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Metts, Lewis, approximately 1794-
Title: Lewis Metts land grant and plat
Dates: 1837
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0556
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lewis (Louis) Metts (b. ca. 1794) was born in North Carolina. He married a woman named Eliza and lived in Sumter County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a land grant to Lewis Metts of Sumter County, Georgia, for Lot 1035, 12th District, 1st Section of Cherokee County, Georgia, containing 40 acres. The grant is dated 1837 and includes a plat and pendant seal. This is a gold lot.

Index Terms

Cherokee County (Ga.)
Land grants.
Land speculation.
Metts, Lewis, approximately 1794-
Plats (maps)
Seals (artifacts)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Lewis Metts land grant and plat, MS 556, 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.


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