Robert Middleton deed and plat
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Robert Middleton deed and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Governor.
Title: Robert Middleton deed and plat
Dates: 1793
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0987

Biographical/Historical Note

The Robert Middleton in this collection may be the Robert Middleton (b. 1770-1780, d. 1830-1840 in Mississippi) referred to in Beth Bland Engel's The Middleton Family (Jesup: Sentinel Press, 1972), p. 220.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a deed to Robert Middleton for 1,000 acres in Washington County, Georgia, dated May 11, 1793. It is signed by Governor Edward Telfair and John Milton, Secretary of the Executive Department. A plat of the land is attached.


Index Terms

Deeds.
Georgia. Governor.
Land speculation.
Milton, John, active 1784-1796.
Plats (maps)
Telfair, Edward, approximately 1735-1807.
Washington County (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Robert Middleton deed and plat, MS 987, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. James T. Heagarty, 1973.


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: Deed to Robert Middleton for 1,000 acres in Washington County, Georgia, 1793 May 11 ( 2.0 p. )
Signed by Governor Edward Telfair and John Milton, Secretary of the Executive Department. Attached plat.