William Barnett petition
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William Barnett petition

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Barnett, William, 1761-1832.
Title: William Barnett petition
Dates: 1791
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1105

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a petition from William Barnett to the Georgia House of Representatives, 1791, requesting compensation for overpayment of taxes.

Index Terms

Burnett, William, 1761-1832.
Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], William Barnett petition, MS 1105, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of David M. Sherman, 1973.


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: William Barnett petition to the House of Representatives of Georgia, 1791 November 20
For compensation for overpayment of taxes.