Savannah merchants and planters petition
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Savannah merchants and planters petition

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Unknown..
Title: Savannah merchants and planters petition
Dates: 1795
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0699

Biographical/Historical Note

No organizational information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a petition dated December 23, 1795 and signed by seventy-six merchants and planters in Savannah, Georgia. They were petitioning the Georgia Senate and House of Representatives to establish a bank in Savannah. Also included is a typed transcript of the petition.

Index Terms

Banks and banking--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Savannah merchants and planters petition, MS 699, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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: Petition, 1795 December 23 ( 5.0 p. )
Typed transcript.