W.L. Whitman receipt
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W.L. Whitman receipt

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Masonic Literary Institute (Ringgold, Ga.)
Title: W.L. Whitman receipt
Dates: 1869
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0865

Biographical/Historical Note

The Masons were active in Ringgold, Georgia, during the 19th century; the Masonic Literary Institute may have been located in the courthouse, where the order built a third story for their meetings.

No biographical information is available on W.L. Whitman.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an 1869 receipt for W.L. Whitman for a stock subscription in the Ringgold, Georgia Masonic Literary Institute.

Index Terms

Masonic Literary Institute (Ringgold, Ga.)
Receipts (financial records)
Ringgold (Ga.)
Stock certificates.
Whitman, W.L.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], W.L. Whitman receipt, MS 865, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1952.


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: Receipt for stock subscription in the Ringgold Masonic Literary Institute. Ringgold, Ga., 1869 September 17 ( 1.0 p. )