John R. Rowland papers
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John R. Rowland papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Rowland, John C., 1827-1908.
Title: John R. Rowland papers
Dates: 1870-1886
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0670

Biographical/Historical Note

John C. Rowland (1827-1908) was a cotton factor and commission merchant in Savannah, Georgia. He was also a cotton ginner and (very late in life) he sold insurance.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a warehouse book of J.C. Rowland & Co., 1870-1872, two letters from J.R. Saussy to Rowland regarding payment for foreclosure costs following the decision by the Supreme Court of Georgia, and a receipt from W.P. Carmichael to John C. Rowland for payment of damages and court costs. J.R. Saussy was Rowland's lawyer.


Index Terms

Account books.
Actions and defenses.
Commission merchants.
Cotton.
Foreclosure.
J.C. Rowland and Co. (Savannah, Ga.)
Rowland, John C., 1827-1908.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], John C. Rowland papers, MS 670, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Rita Trotz, 1972 (Items 2-4).


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: Warehouse book of J.C. Rowland & Co., cotton buyers and shippers, 1870 September-1872 January 12 ( 104.0 p. )
 
Item 2: J.R. Saussy to John C. Rowland. Savannah, 1886 November 30 ( 1.0 p. )
Request for payment for foreclosure costs following the decision by the Supreme Court of Georgia.
 
Item 3: J.R. Saussy to John C. Rowland. Savannah, 1886 December 4 ( 1.0 p. )
Receipt of above payment by J.R. Saussy who was Rowland's lawyer.
 
Item 4: Receipt from W.P. Carmichael to John C. Rowland. Savannah, 1886 ( 1.0 p. )
For payment of damages and court costs.