Thomas Davis land grants and plats
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Thomas Davis land grants and plats

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Governor.
Title: Thomas Davis land grants and plats
Dates: 1794
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1203

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of land grants issued by the state of Georgia to Thomas Davis, all for 1,000 acres of land in Washington County, Georgia. They are signed by George Mathews, Governor, and by the Secretary of the Executive Department and dated November 6, 1794. Most of the grants have attached plats and pendant seals. They are in poor condition.

Index Terms

Davis, Thomas
Georgia. Governor.
Land grants.
Mathews, George, 1739-1812.
Plats (maps)
Seals (artifacts)
Washington County (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Thomas Davis land grants and plats, MS 1203, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Savannah Bank and Trust Company, 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



1Grants 1, 2, 3, 5, 9 ( 5.0 items. )


2Grants 11,12,14,15,16,17,18,19 ( 8.0 items. )


3Grants 20, 21, 22, 24, 27, 29 ( 6.0 items. )


4Grants 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 39 ( 7.0 items. )


5Grants 46, 47, 48, 49, 50 and fragments of two ( 7.0 items. )