Joseph Ryan land grant and plat
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Joseph Ryan land grant and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Ryan, Joseph.
Title: Joseph Ryan land grant and plat
Dates: 1794
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0673

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a land grant from the State of Georgia to Joseph Ryan for 1,000 acres in Effingham County, signed by Governor George Mathews. A plat and pendant seal and included.

Index Terms

Effingham County (Ga.)
Land grants.
Mathews, George, 1739-1812.
Plats (maps)
Ryan, Joseph.
Seals (artifacts)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Joseph Ryan land grant and plat, MS 673, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of H. Sharpless, 1950.


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: Land grant from State of Georgia to Joseph Ryan for 1,000 acres in Effingham County ( 4.0 p. )
Attached plat. Pendant seal detached. Signed by George Mathews.