George W. Petty indentures
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George W. Petty indentures

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Petty, George W., active 1823-1850.
Title: George W. Petty indentures
Dates: 1846-1850
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0615
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

George W. Petty (b. ca. 1823) was a farmer in Morgan County, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of indentures for a tract of land in the 280th District of Morgan County, Georgia. The first indenture, 1846 is from Abner Porter to Riley J. Backus. The second is from Backus to George W. Petty, dated 1849. The third indenture is from Petty to James B. Arnold, 1850.


Index Terms

Indentures.
Morgan County (Ga.)
Petty, George W., active 1823-1850.
Real property.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Schindler's Antique Shop in Charleston, South Carolina.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], George W. petty indentures, MS 615, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1952.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

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

Container List

 
Item 1: Indenture, Abner Porter to Riley J. Backus, a tract of land in the 280th Dist. Of Morgan County, Ga., 1846 February 14 ( 1.0 p. )
 
Item 2: Indenture, Riley J. Backus to George W. petty, a tract of land in the 280th Dist. Of Morgan County, Ga., 1848 January 18 ( 1.0 p. )
 
Item 3: Indenture, George W. Petty to James B. Arnold, a tract of land in the 280th Dist. Of Morgan County, Ga., 1850 November 25 ( 1.0 p. )