John Williams land grant and warrant
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John Williams land grant and warrant

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Whitney, Claudia McAlpin.
Title: John Williams land grant and warrant
Dates: 1767-1769
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0870

Biographical/Historical Note

John Williams (d. 1793) was born in England. He was an attorney at law and served in the American Revolution.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one land grant for 100 acres of land in St. Matthews Parish, Georgia, 1767. There is also a warrant enforcing that grant dated 1769. St. Matthews Parish is in present day Burke County, Georgia.

Index Terms

Burke County (Ga.)
Land grants.
Williams, John, d. 1793.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], John Williams land grant and warrant, MS 870, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Claudia McAlpin Whitney, 1937.


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: Grant of land to John Williams of 100 acres in St. Matthews Parish, 1796 ( 1.0 p. )
The grant is almost illegible.
Item 2: Warrant for the above grant, 1769 ( 1.0 p. )
The warrant is a printed form, filed in.