G. J. Gordon collection of deeds and rental agreements
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G. J. Gordon collection of deeds and rental agreements

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Gordon, G. J.
Title: G. J. Gordon collection of deeds and rental agreements
Dates: 1859-1868
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1055

Biographical/Historical Note

Bernhard Graeffe lived and worked as a grocer in Savannah, Georgia. He enlisted and served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains deeds and rental agreements for properties in Savannah, Georgia. The first item is the deed to lot 24 of Garden Lot 6 to Marvin Wendelkin. He purchased the property on December 7, 1859. The second item is a deed to Bernhard Graeffe on December 8, 1859. The property was purchased for $700.00 and was to benefit Graeffe's wife, Mary. Items three and four are rental agreements between Graeffe and Robert Habersham for two adjoining lots on Montgomery Street. The fifth item is a deed to Graeffe for the purchase of the two lots on Montgomery Street on May 22, 1868.


Index Terms

Agreements.
Conveyances.
Deeds.
Graeffe, Bernhard
Indentures.
Real property, Exchange of.
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was deposited in Citizens and Southern National Bank by collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], G. J. Gordon collection of deeds and rental agreements, MS 1055, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Citizens and Southern National Bank, 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 Marvin Wendelkin for purchase of lot 24 of Garden Lot 6, Savannah, Georgia, 1859 December 7 ( 1.0 p. )
 
Item 2: Agreement between Bernhard Graeffe and Philip M. Russell, 1859 December 8
Graeffe paid $700 for a land purchase.
 
Item 3: Rental agreement between Robert Habersham and Bernhard Graeffe, 1863 June 4 ( 2.0 p. )
Lot located on Montgomery Street. Notations of payments listed below rental agreement.
 
Item 4: Rental agreement between Robert Habersham and Bernhard Graeffe, 1865 July 19 ( 2.0 p. )
Lot located on Montgomery Street, adjacent to lot in Item 3. Notations of payments listed below rental agreement.
 
Item 5: Deed of sale to Bernhard Graeffe for the two lots on Montgomery Street, 1868 May 22 ( 1.0 p. )