Savannah Anti-Dueling Association constitution and minutes
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Savannah Anti-Dueling Association constitution and minutes

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Savannah Anti-Dueling Association (Ga.)
Title: Savannah Anti-Dueling Association constitution and minutes
Dates: 1827-1838
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (3 volumes)
Identification: MS 0680

Biographical/Historical Note

The Savannah Anti-Dueling Association was formed on December 28, 1827 for the purpose of restraining and, if possible, suppressing the practice of dueling.


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes three volumes of minutes and the constitution for the Savannah Anti-Dueling Association. The first volume includes a broadside announcement of the organization and its purpose. The second volume includes a brief history of the formation of the organization.


Index Terms

Broadsides (notices)
Constitutions.
Dueling --Georgia --Savannah.
Minute books.
Savannah Anti-Dueling Association (Ga.)
societies--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Savannah Anti-Dueling Association constitution and minutes, MS 680, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Joseph Cumming, 1846.


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

 

Volume

1Minute book, 1827 December 28-1838 January 4
Included is a broadside announcement of the organization and its purpose. It is signed by the original members.
 

Volume

2Minute book, 1827 May 5-1830 January
Included in the back of this volume is a brief history of the formation of the organization.
 

Volume

3Constitution
Signed by the organizers. Also includes a list of subscribers from 1827 to 1830.