John Retan estate receipts
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John Retan estate receipts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Weeks, Stephen.
Title: John Retan estate receipts
Dates: 1842
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0656

Biographical/Historical Note

Stephen Weeks lived in New York.

John Retan's estate was in Washington County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a document containing two receipts for payments received by Stephen Weeks from the administrators of John Retan's estate. Retan lived in Washington County, Georgia; Weeks was in New York. The receipts are both dated 1842.

Index Terms

Administration of estates.
Decedents' estates.
Receipts (financial records)
Washington County (Ga.)
Weeks, Stephen.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], John Retan estate receipts, MS 656, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Syracuse University Library, 1967.


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.


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

Container List

Item 1: Two receipts, on one sheet, to Stephen Weeks for money received from the administrators of the estate of John Retan of Washington County, Ga. New York, 1842 February 24 ( 1.0 p. )