Abraham Twiggs land grants and plats
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Abraham Twiggs land grants and plats

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Governor.
Title: Abraham Twiggs land grants and plats
Dates: 1808
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1009

Biographical/Historical Note

Abraham Twiggs was a Major of Georgia Militia and an Aide de Camp to Major-General John Twiggs during the Creek Indian troubles in the early nineteenth century.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two land grants from the Governor of Georgia to Abraham Twiggs of Jefferson County, Georgia, for 202 1/2 acres each in Wilkinson County, both dated 1808. Each grant has a plat and pendant seal attached.


Index Terms

Georgia. Governor.
Land grants.
Plats (maps)
Seals (artifacts)
Twiggs, Abraham.
Wilkinson County (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Abraham Twiggs land grants and plats, MS 1009, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the South Carolina Historical Society, 1978.


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

 
Items 1-2: Two grants of land to Abraham Twiggs of Jefferson County, Ga., 1808 December 8
For 202 1/2 acres each in Wilkinson County, both dated December 8, 1808. Both with attached plats and pendant seals.