Board of General Officers minutes
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Board of General Officers minutes

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Russell, Peter.
Title: Board of General Officers minutes
Dates: 1782
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0938

Biographical/Historical Note

No organizational information is available.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a photocopy of the minutes from a Board of General Officers meeting and is dated January 6, 1782. The meeting discusses the plan for the fortification and defense of Savannah, Georgia. The Board resolved to send 500 men to reinforce the city. The document is signed Peter Russell. The original is housed in the Huntington Library of San Marino, California.


Index Terms

Minutes (administrative records)
Russell, Peter.
Savannah (Ga.)--History.

Location of Originals

Original minutes housed in the Huntington Library of San Marino, California.


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Board of General Officers minutes, MS 938, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Alexander A. Lawrence, 1964.


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

 
Item 1: Board of General Officers minutes, 1782 January 6 ( 2.0 p. )