James Montfort land grant and plat
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James Montfort land grant and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Montfort, James.
Title: James Montfort land grant and plat
Dates: 1794
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0570
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a land grant to James Montfort, May 30, 1794, of 900 acres in Liberty County, Georgia. The plat and pendant seal are attached. The documents have been repaired and encapsulated, as they were in extremely poor condition. This land may have been part of the Pine Barren Speculation of Liberty County.

Index Terms

Land grants.
Land speculation.
Liberty County (Ga.)
Montfort, James.
Plats (maps)
Seals (artifacts)

General Notes

Repaired and encapsulated, 2002.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], James Montfort land grant and plat, MS 570, 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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