Robert Flournoy land grant and plat
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Robert Flournoy land grant and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Governor.
Title: Robert Flournoy land grant and plat
Dates: 1795
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0970

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Flournoy (1763-1825) was born in Virginia. He married Mary Willis Cobb in 1794. Flournoy was a Captain in the 1st Georgia regiment of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. A wealthy land owner, he also served in the Georgia Legislature.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a 1795 land grant from Georgia Governor George Mathews to Robert Flournoy for 1,000 acres in Liberty County, Georgia. A plat and pendant seal are attached.

Index Terms

Flournoy, Robert, 1763-1825.
Georgia. Governor.
Land grants.
Liberty County (Ga.)
Mathews, George, 1739-1812.
Plats (maps)
Seals (artifacts)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Robert Flournoy land grant and plat, MS 970, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Donald Greenleaf Jenks, 1966.


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: Land grant of 1,000 acres of land in Liberty County, Ga. to Robert Flournoy, 1795 February 17 ( 3.0 p. )
Survey attached. Pendant seal.