John C. Coleman correspondence, deeds, and abstract of title
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John C. Coleman correspondence, deeds, and abstract of title

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Coleman, John C., d. 1923.
Title: John C. Coleman correspondence, deeds, and abstract of title
Dates: 1876-1906
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet (3 folders)
Identification: MS 0947

Biographical/Historical Note

John C. Coleman (d. 1923) was a resident of Swainsboro, Georgia. He owned a large amount of real estate in Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The first two folders in this collection contain Coleman's correspondence, 1876-1906, with attorneys, real estate brokers, insurance agents, and contractors, most of whom were based in Savannah. The third folder includes deeds and an abstract of title, 1876-1906. The collection contains forty items.

Index Terms

Coleman, John C., d. 1923.
Letters (correspondence)
Savannah (Ga.)
Title (property rights)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], John C. Coleman correspondence, deeds, and abstract of title, MS 947, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Felix Williams, 1975.


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



1Correspondence, 1876-1896 ( 13.0 items. )
Correspondents include: P. Provot of New York City; Chisolm and Erwin law firm in Savannah, Georgia; S. Yates Levy of Savannah; Edward F. Neufville, a real estate and insurance agent in Savannah; McAlpin and LaRoche law firm in Savannah; and Kollock and Screven, insurance agents in Savannah.


2Correspondence, 1904-1906 ( 18.0 items. )
Correspondents include: Youmans and Demond, real estate brokers in Savannah, Georgia; Captain John C. Coleman of Swainsboro, Georgia; W.W. Gordon, Jr., an attorney in Savannah; A.A. Artley, a contractor in Savannah; and J.S. Cooper of Savannah.


3Deeds and abstract of title, 1876-1906 ( 9.0 items. )
Parties involved include S. Yates Levy, Cecile Gradot, Charles A. Gradot, A.A. Artley, J.S. Cooper, all of Savannah, Georgia; and Ameile Provot in New York City.