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Georgia Writers' Project, Savannah Unit research materials

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia Writers' Project. Savannah Unit.
Title: Georgia Writers' Project, Savannah Unit research materials
Dates: 1739-1943
Extent: 15.5 cubic feet (33 boxes, 9 volumes)
Identification: MS 1355

Biographical/Historical Note

One of many relief efforts to combat the effects of the "Great Depression" of the 1930s was the establishment of the Work Projects Administration (WPA) in 1935. The WPA created a variety of jobs in the construction field. The authorizing legislation also permitted the establishment of the Federal Writers' Project along with other cultural projects in theater, music and art.

The Savannah Unit of the Georgia Writers' Project was begun as a unit of the Federal Writers Project in 1936 and operated continuously, first as a unit of a Federal Project, then as a unit of a State Project until December 31, 1942.

During this period the local unit produced a number of complete projects as well as contributing its area of district share in projects undertaken by the State and National Offices. The unit made significant contributions to the state guide, Georgia: the WPA Guide to Its Towns and Countryside(1940). In addition, the unit compiled material for a State Encyclopedia, life histories for a State volume, local food recipes for a national volume and a number of smaller assignments.

The Savannah Unit also produced The Savannah Guide (1937), Drums and Shadows (1940), Chatham County Map Portfolio (1942), military camp newspaper articles, and other projects.

An outstanding contribution to Savannah's written history by the Savannah Unit was Savannah River Plantations, which was published serially in the Georgia Historical Quarterlyfrom March, 1939 through March, 1943. It was edited by Mary Granger and published in book form in 1947. It was reprinted in 1972 and 1998.


Scope and Content Note

The papers in this collection were in the workrooms of the Savannah Unit and were turned over to the Georgia Historical Society in 1942. The material has not been published. There are some complete essays, but the majority of the papers are typewritten copies of documents pertaining to a particular locale and biographical sketches of persons associated with it. There are transcripts of deeds, wills, estate inventories and accounts, extracts from early Georgia newspapers, and other sources which are noted in the detailed descriptions of the papers below.

Arrangement:

The papers are divided into five series: Series 1: Miscellaneous studies and notes which cover a number of topics including various counties and towns, Savannah and Chatham County; Afro-Americans; folklore; forts; land grants; and maps. These are arranged in alphabetical order by topic. (3 Boxes). Series 2: Studies and notes on Augusta. These also have been arranged alphabetically by sub-topics. (7 Boxes). Series 3: Notes and copies of documents on Chatham County plantations and townships. These plantation studies were not included in Savannah River Plantations. (13 Boxes). Series 4: Appendices to the articles in Savannah River Plantations. These appendices contain notes and copies of documents on the plantations included in Mary Granger's book. (2 Boxes and 9 volumes). Series 3 and 4 contain similar type information. The difference is that the information in Series 3 pertains to Chatham County plantations and townships that were not included in Mary Granger's Savannah River Plantations. Series 4 contains information about those plantations studied in the book. This material is actually referred to in Granger's book as the appendices. Series 5: Indexes to Series 3 and 4. Three boxes contain a personal name index. The other five boxes contain a chronological document index arranged alphabetically by the name of the plantation. (8 Boxes). Series 5 contains two kinds of indexes that refer to the material in both Series 3 and 4.


Index Terms

African Americans--Georgia--Savannah.
Augusta (Ga.)--History.
Bethesda Home for Boys (Savannah, Ga.)
Chatham County (Ga.)--History.
Deeds.
Essays.
Estate inventories.
Fortification--Georgia.
Georgia Writers' Project. Savannah Unit.
Ossabaw Island (Ga.)
Plantation life--Georgia.
Plantations--Georgia--Chatham County.
Research (document genres)
Savannah (Ga.)
United States. Work Projects Administration of Georgia.
Wills.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was found in the workrooms of the creating organization and was gifted to the Georgia Historical Society.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Georgia Writers' Project, Savannah Unit research materials, MS 1355, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown, 1942.


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

 

SERIES 1:: Miscellaneous Studies and Notes, 1741-1942

This series contains miscellaneous studies and notes which cover a number of topics including various counties and towns, Savannah and Chatham County; Afro-Americans; folklore; forts; land grants; and maps. These are arranged in alphabetical order by topic.

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11Athens, Ga. Architecture, 6.0 p.
Essay by John M. Booth.
2Athens, Ga. History, 2.0 items.
Essay by Sarah H. Hall.
3Bath, S.C. Paper Mill, 5.0 items.
Typed copies of articles from Augusta newspapers, 1853-1874.
4Bibb County and Macon, Ga., 4.0 p.
Sketch entitled "Books and newspapers": a discussion of authors Sidney Lanier, Helen Topping Miller and newspapers. Rough draft.
5Bryan County, Ga., 2.0 p.
Brief sketch of Pembroke, the county seat. Rough draft in pencil.
6Burke County, Ga., 20.0 items.
A collection of essays covering the history of the county, towns, historic sites, religion, water and mineral resources, historic homes, topography, caves, and biographical sketches of Herschel V. Johnson and Nancy Hart. One sketch contains half a page relating to Jefferson County.
7Camden County, Ga., 3.0 items.
Maps of the county; indenture, William Hazzard and Anthony Wayne, 1785, for the sale of Spring Bluff; incomplete sketch of St. Marys.
8Charlton County, Ga., 2.0 items.
Short sketches on agriculture in the county.
9Chatham County, Ga., 6.0 items.
County Farm and Poor House. Papers, some from newspapers, regarding the county convict farm (Brown Farm), and the poor house, 1886-1888. Farm Report, September 3, 1937, listing produce of the farm.
10Chatham County, Ga. Miscellaneous, 5.0 items.
Sketch of resorts and scenic places; list of financial institutions; agricultural statistics; mineral resources; and "Notes for Savannah" describing that portion of Christ Church Parish lying along Savannah River between St. Augustine Creek and Pipe Makers Creek, including names of grantees, dates and acreage of grants and a ms. map.
10AChatham County, Ga., 1.0 items.
Royal Vale Plantation. "Plantation of the Royal Vale," chapter in Savannah River Plantations. Typed mss., bound, with handwritten corrections.
11Columbia County, Ga., 3.0 items.
Essays: points of interest; Kiohee Church; first Baptists in Georgia.
12Effingham County, Ga. Land transfers, 1780-1887, 4.0 items.
(some by Commissioners of Confiscated Estates); sketch of Bethany settlement; deed of subdivision of Waldhauer estate, undated; account of funeral of George Nowlan from Savannah Republican, December 1815.
13Evans County, Ga., 2.0 items.
Sketch of the county and town of Claxton; sketch of John Saxon Daniel.
14Federal (Georgia) Writers' Project, 1.0 items.
Sample of questionnaire sent by the project to postmasters in Georgia asking for information on their towns. This is a copy of one sent to Monteith, GA.
15Fort McAllister, 3.0 p.
Sketch of Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Bryan County side.
16Fort Pulaski, 3.0 items.
History of the fort on Cockspur Island in Savannah River (7 p. typed mss.); incomplete handwritten sketch on back of printed map issued by the National Park Service.
17Fort Screven, 9.0 items.
Sketches of the fort (2 typed mss., not quite identical); copies of articles regarding the fort from Savannah Morning News, 1921-1941 (7 mss.)
18Fort Stewart, 2.0 items.
Sketch of the area of the fort (2 typed mss); sketch of a visit to St. Simon's Island by Ft. Stewart soldiers, from Savannah Morning News, June 17, 1941.
19Fort Wayne, 2.0 p.
Sketch of the fort, attributing the present retaining wall at East Broad and Bay Streets to the colonial fort at the same site, which is incorrect.
20Fort Yargo, 1.0 items.
Sketch of the log blockhouse in Jackson County, GA, said to have been built in 1793.
21Georgia Counties, Miscellaneous, 8.0 p.
Bibliography pertaining to Burke, Emanuel, Jefferson, Jenkins, Laurens, Montgomery, Richmond, Screven, Toombs, Treutlen, Washington, and Wheeler counties.
22Georgia Folklore. Superstitions, myths, and legends, 106.0 p.
23Georgia Land grants, 4.0 p.
List of 500-acre land grants in the period of the Georgia Trustees, 1741-1754.
24Glynn County, Ga., 2.0 items.
Brunswick District. General description, January 18, 1936 (5 p. mimeographed); map of the city of Brunswick.
25Hamburg, S.C., 6.0 items.
Copies of articles regarding the town from Augusta newspapers, 1875-1908, and from The North Carolina Historical Quarterly, January, 1934. One paper relates to Petersburg, Ga.
26William Jay, 4.0 items.
Articles regarding William Jay in Savannah, copied from Savannah newspapers, 1818-1820, 1932.
27Jefferson County, Ga., 1.0 items.
Typed copy of an article on the county from The Augusta Chronicle and Sentinel, July 14, 1873.

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228Laurens County, Ga., 19.0 items.
Typewritten papers relating to the county, by Mrs. Helen Bashniski. The topics are: Laurens County early settlers; Jefferson Davis in Laurens County; ghost stories; Negro burial customs; sings (gospels, etc); Oconee River; Dublin; Blackshear's Ferry; trails; flora and fauna; first Baptists in Georgia; places of interest; African Americans; Native Americans; John Laurens.
29Liberty County, Ga., 2.0 items.
Sketches of Hinesville and Midway.
30Lumbering, 1.0 p.
Resources in an unnamed county.
31McLeod, Donald, 2.0 p.
Proceedings in the Georgia Assembly on the admission of McLeod to citizenship in Georgia. From the Gazette of State of Georgia, May 13, 1784, p.1, col. 1.
32Maps, 4.0 items.
Description of the map "Sherman's March to the Sea," which is painted on the wall of Smith and Kelly in Savannah (2 p. typed mss); tracings of map "John Wesley's Parish map"; county of the Jaloffs or Yaloffs in Northern Africa; Intracoastal Waterway with description. 5 p. mimeographed mss.
33African Americans, 18.0 items.
Sketches of individuals who took part in the Civil War (William Rose Wash, Charlie Waters, William Waters, Col. J. H. DeVeaux, Ione Monroe (Trice) musician, John Wesley Hubert, Dick Footman, Lewis Blue, list of other names); Schools (list of elementary schools in county, sketches of East Broad Street, Paulsen Street, Maple Street, Cuyler and Black Schools); Organizations (Baptist Young Peoples' Union, Missionary Society, Philanthropic Societies); farmers in Chatham County; Edwin Gould Playground; loading cotton by longshoremen; sketch of Tatemville area of Savannah containing interviews with some of the African American inhabitants citing folklore, superstitions, etc. 7 p.
34Painters, 4.0 items.
Ads from Savannah newspapers of the following miniature, portrait, and landscape painters, 1819-1855: Mrs. Harris, E. Bisbee, William Shiels, F. Cerveau.
35Savannah, Ga., Description, 3.0 items.
Two papers giving general description, history, etc of Savannah. (one 4 p. mimeograph, dated 1936; one 28p. typed) and one typed paper describing points of interest in the city.
36Savannah, Ga., Artisans, 1803-1826, 2.0 items.
List of deaths of carpenters and bricklayers and members of their families, 1803-1826.
37Savannah, Ga., Business, 44.0 items.
Short sketches of banks, businesses and industries in Savannah, ca. 1935. Two papers concern older industries: silk and indigo.
38Savannah, Ga. Fishing industry, 2.0 items.
List of local salt water and fresh water fish, 1942.
39Savannah, Ga. Furniture and furnishings, 1822-1825, 3.0 items.
Ads from Savannah newspapers for furniture and furnishings for sale by I.W. Morrell.
40Savannah, Ga. Harbor. List of exports, 1929-1931, 1.0 p.
41Savannah, Ga. Houses, Sorrel-Weed Exhibit, 5.0 items.
Catalog of the exhibit of local furniture and furnishings, including portraits in the Sorrel-Weed House, in the 1940's. Typed copy and printer's proof copy which includes cover picture of the house.
42Savannah, Ga. Schools, Chatham Academy, 5.0 items.
Laws regarding the establishment of Chatham Academy, 1788-1829, copied from various compilations of Georgia laws.
43Savannah, Ga. Shipping, 3.0 items.
Handwritten list of shipping lines, names of agents, nationality, points of operation; "History of shipping, Chatham County", 2 p. typed mss.; extracts from letter of W.A. Crawford to Dr. Thomas S. Clay, Savannah, May 23, 1937 regarding the history of the Ocean Steamship Company, and Merchants and Miners Transport Company's Savannah line,
44Savannah, Ga. Wards, etc., 3.0 items.
"Wards of the city of Savannah, Ga.," by T.H. Jordan - (names, dates, boundaries, acreage, and for whom named in alphabetical order by name of ward), 10p. Typed; dated list of maps of Savannah and vicinity including wards, lots, plantations, islands, surveyors, etc, 3 p. Typed; "Lafayette Ward", a history of lots 13-14 (old city jail, Low property) 3p.
45Savannah Pilot Association. Short history, 1.0 p.
46Shipyard Creek, 1.0 p.
Information supplied by General R.J. Travis on the origin of the name.
47Slave trade, 1767-1858, 8.0 p.
Extracts from Savannah newspapers, 1767-1858.
48Steamship excursions, 3.0 p.
Points of interest in the coastal regions to which steamer excursions were made.
49Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, 5.0 p.
Description of the Telfair Academy prepared by WPA District no. 3, Federal project no. 1.
50Tattnall County, 2.0 items.
Handwritten sketch of the county, 4 p.; sketch of Reidsville, county seat. 5p.
51Ware County and Waycross, Ga., 5.0 items.
General description of Waycross and Ware County, 4 p. mimeograph; Fishing sites near Waycross, interview with F.M. Cowart, 3 p. Typed mss.; Negro newspapers in Waycross; interview with Jack Williams, 3 p. Typed mss.; sketch of Waycross, 3 p. part typed, part handwritten.
52Washington, Ga. Tours, 41.0 p.
Essay: "Latest Revision of Washington copy (tours)." Covers historical houses and sites with biographical sketches of the original owners of some of them.
53Washington and Wilkes County, Ga., 1860-1885, 18.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers concerning persons, places and events, 1860-1885.

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354Washington and Wilkes County, Ga., 1886-1889, 14.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers concerning persons, places and events, 1886-1889.
55Washington and Wilkes County, Ga., 1890-1899, 15.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers concerning persons, places and events, 1890-1899.
56Washington and Wilkes County, Ga., 1900-1909, 14.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers concerning persons, places and events, 1900-1909.
57Washington and Wilkes County, Ga., 1911-1920, 30.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers concerning persons, places and events, 1911-1920.
58Washington and Wilkes County, Ga., 1931-1936, 23.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers concerning persons, places and events, 1931-1936.
58AWashington and Wilkes County, Ga., 1937-1940, 16.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers concerning persons, places and events, 1937-1940.
59Eli Whitney, 9.0 items.
Sketches of Whitney and his cotton gin in Georgia, copied from newspapers and magazines.
 

SERIES 2:: Augusta, Georgia, 1750, 1790-1941

This series includes 7 boxes of material relating to Augusta, assembled for a projected comprehensive history of the city. The material has been arranged alphabetically by subjects. Copies of materials extracted from published histories were discarded. The remainder is from less accessible sources: City Council minutes, newspapers, records from various institutions, etc. Most are typed.

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460Augusta, Ga. Agriculture, 1882-1941, 30.0 items.
Papers relating to weather, insect pests, slave labor, fruit sterilizing, dairying, land fertility, fertilizers, financial aid to farmers, statistics and crops, cotton and cotton mills, grain and grain mills, silk culture, corn, bananas, peaches, grapes, seeds and feeds, pine trees for paper, cattle, rice, water melons, and pecans.
61Augusta, Ga. Arsenal, 1864-1941, 33.0 items.
The first United States arsenal in Augusta was built in 1818-1819. It was a center of ordnance activities. The site was abandoned and a new arsenal was built in Summerville, a suburb of Augusta, 1827-1830. During the Civil War the arsenal became the Confederate Powder Works. The arsenal came back into the custody of the United States authorities in May 1865. Many improvements were made to the property after the War. The purpose of the arsenal was to receive, store, maintain and issue ordnance supplies as called for in the Fourth Corps area. These papers relate to construction, expansion, and history of the arsenal.
62Augusta, Ga. Arts and Crafts, 1936-1941, 9.0 items.
Art in general, Augusta Art Club, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art.
63Augusta, Ga. Banks and Banking, 1903-1940, 24.0 items.
Information on Augusta's financial institutions.
64Augusta, Ga. Biographies, 9.0 items.
Biographical sketches of Augustans which can be found in standard published sources are not in this file. Sketches of the following are original or from newspapers: Dr. Eugene Edmond Murphy, William Bartram in Augusta, Berry Fleming, Elmer Ransom, Joseph Eve, James R. Croone, founder of the Ku Klux Klan.
65Augusta, Ga. Building Activities, 1790-1929, 80.0 pgs.
Court records, newspaper excerpts relating to building and remodeling activities; stores, mills, residences, office buildings, banks, public buildings, Union Depot, factories, etc. A few relate to razing of old buildings.
65AAugusta, Ga. Building Activities, 1790-1929, 46.0 items.
Court records, newspaper excerpts relating to building and remodeling activities; stores, mills, residences, office buildings, banks, public buildings, Union Depot, factories, etc. A few relate to razing of old buildings.
66Augusta, Ga. Building Activities, 1930-1941, 65.0 items.
Court records, newspaper excerpts relating to building and remodeling activities; stores, mills, residences, office buildings, banks, public buildings, Union Depot, factories, etc. A few relate to razing of old buildings.

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567Augusta, Ga. Canal, 1845-1868, 27.0 items.
Excerpts from newspapers, council minutes, ordinances regarding the canal; construction, maintenance, water resources, etc.
68Augusta, Ga. Canal, 1870-1941, 31.0 items.
Excerpts from newspapers, council minutes, ordinances regarding the canal; construction, maintenance, water resources, etc.
69Augusta, Ga. Cemeteries, 1905, 1.0 items.
Excerpt from The Augusta Herald, May 31, 1905, regarding the closing of Rollinsville Cemetery.
70Augusta, Ga. Churches, General, 1936-1941, 11.0 items.
General articles: "Religion in Augusta"; "Religion, outstanding churches, seminaries"; four lists of churches in Augusta; articles regarding the Baptist Churches; list of Baptist Churches from the city directory, 1941; article on African American churches.
71Augusta, Ga. Churches, St. Paul's, 1906-1941, 13.0 items.
Articles and excerpts from newspapers regarding the history of the church.
72Augusta, Ga. Civil Works Administration Projects, 1933-1939, 18.0 items.
Excerpts from newspapers on various public works in and around Augusta financed by the federal government under the Civil Works Administration, National Youth Administration and Works Progress Administration. There is a tabulation of the projects and costs.
73Augusta, Ga. Cultural Arts, 1931, 1940, 9.0 items.
Articles: "Drama"; "Libraries, Literature and Literary Figures"; "Poets of Augusta"; "Music in Augusta"; "Arts"; and extracts from newspapers regarding theaters (see also Folder 62, Arts and crafts).
74Augusta, Ga. Fires, 1900-1926, 7.0 items.
Information on the Fire Department, Fire Headquarters, and various fires.
75Augusta, Ga. History, General, 3.0 items.
Sketches of the history of Augusta. One relates to the first map of Augusta, 1780, and one to Jewish settlers.

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676Augusta, Ga. History, 1750, 1872-1911, 24.0 items.
Extracts from documents, newspapers, City Council minutes pertaining to various aspects of Augusta's history. Dates are the dates of the extracts and not necessarily the dates of the contents.
77Augusta, Ga. History, 1912-1940, 19.0 items.
Extracts from documents, newspapers, City Council minutes pertaining to various aspects of Augusta's history. Dates are the dates of the extracts and not necessarily the dates of the contents.
78Augusta, Ga. Hospitals, 1846, 1914-1921, 43.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers and City Council minutes. The earliest pertains to Dr. Eve's Clinic; most of the others pertain to Leonard Wood Hospital, now U.S. Veteran's Hospital.
79Augusta, Ga. Hotels, 1846-1935, 31.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers regarding various hotels: building, features, etc. A few relate to apartments.
80Augusta, Ga. Houses, 1900-1941, 13.0 items.
One paper contains sketches of historic houses; the remainder are extracts from newspapers and City Council minutes. One paper is on Meadow Garden, George Walton's home; another on Dr. Eugene Murphy's Telfair Street residence. Some relate to residential buildings and housing projects.
81Augusta, Ga. Industries and manufacturing, 1812-1859, 64.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.
82Augusta, Ga. Industries and manufacturing, 1861-1869, 36.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.
83Augusta, Ga. Industries and manufacturing, 1870-1879, 35.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.

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784Augusta, GA. Industries and manufacturing, 1880-1889, 48.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.
85Augusta, Ga. Industries and manufacturing, 1890-1899, 39.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.
86Augusta, Ga. Industries and manufacturing, 1900-1907, 53.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.
87Augusta, Ga. Industries and manufacturing, 1908-1919, 35.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.
88Augusta, Ga. Industries and manufacturing, 1920-1926, 26.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.
89Augusta, Ga. Industries and manufacturing, 1927-1932, 43.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.
90Augusta, Ga. Industries and manufacturing, 1933-1941, 31.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, Minutes of Council, etc. relating to various industries and manufacturing companies in and around Augusta. They are in chronological order (rather than subject) to give a historical perspective of these enterprises. The industries are varied, e.q. cotton, silk, lumbering, paper, clothing, metal works, boats. To follow up any individual industry, each folder must be perused.
91Augusta, Ga. Inventors and inventions, 1887-1897, 3.0 items.
An anonymous account of Eli Whitney and his cotton gin, 1887; accounts of W. H. Walker and his invention of a device to prevent derailment of railroad cars, 1887; account of a machine to facilitate the slatting of blinds invented by G.H. Parks and W.D. Nelson.
92Augusta, Ga. Institutions, 1903-1932, 14.0 items.
Articles on the Mary Warren Home for Aged Women, 1903, 1911; Widow's Home, 1911; Gracewood School, 1921; Y.M.C.A., 1921-1923; Camp Fire Girls, 1922; Salvation Army, 1932.
93Augusta, Ga. Libraries and Museums, 1905-1941, 11.0 items.
Paper regarding the Augusta Museum; Young Men's Library Association; Thespian Society and Library Company; Augusta Public Library; Augusta Negroes' Library; and Musical Library. Some are interviews, 1941; the others are excerpts from newspapers and City Council minutes, 1905-1937.
94Augusta, Ga. Lighting system, 1895, 1918-1923, 2.0 items.
Newspaper article pointing out the advantages of an electric system, 1895; detailed analysis of Augusta's lighting systems from City Council minutes, 1918-1923.

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895Augusta, Ga. Medical College of Georgia, 1913-1934, 8.0 items.
Newspaper stories regarding history appropriations, growth, buildings, etc.
96Augusta, Ga. Merchants and Manufacturers Association, 1914, 1941, 5.0 items.
Newspaper articles regarding the reorganization of the Association in 1914 and a meeting in 1941. The Association acted as a Chamber of Commerce.
97Augusta, Ga. Mineral resources, 1901-1936, 5.0 items.
Newspaper articles regarding diamonds, kaolin, oil.
98Augusta, Ga. Monuments, memorials, etc., 1927-1941, 25.0 items.
Newspaper articles pertaining to Signers' Monument. Confederate Monument (and Ladies' Memorial Association), White Monument, Hayne Monument, Barrett Plaza, Walsh Memorial, Samuel Hammond Memorial, Woodmen of the World, Butts Memorial Bridge, Hero Grove Monument.
99Augusta, Ga. Newspapers, 1846-1938, 11.0 items.
Newspaper articles regarding The Georgia Daily Constitutionalist, 1846, 1865; The Daily Chronicle and Constitutionalist, 1877; histories of The Augusta Chronicle, 1906-1935; and one by the Federal Writer's Project on The Chronicle, 1938.
100Augusta, Ga. Parks, 1920-1938, 6.0 items.
Newspaper articles regarding the following parks: Allen Park, Hero Grove (see also Folder 98), Telfair Street, Julian Smith Park.
101Augusta, Ga. Population, 1904-1930, 5.0 items.
Newspaper articles giving population figures for 1904, 1914, 1915, 1918, and 1930.
102Augusta, Ga. Real Estate, 1925-1940, 25.0 items.
Newspaper and City Council articles regarding real estate transactions.
103Augusta, Ga. Roads, 1794-1941, 64.0 items.
Articles pertaining to roads, highways etc. in and around Augusta from Inferior Court records, City Council minutes and newspapers.
104Augusta, Ga. Savannah River, 1860-1915, 38.0 items.
Newspaper articles pertaining to the Savannah River at Augusta: harbor, floods, levees, steamers, barges, bridges, etc.
105Augusta, Ga. Savannah River, 1916-1941, 36.0 items.
Newspaper articles pertaining to the Savannah River at Augusta: harbor, floods, levees, steamers, barges, bridges, etc.; and an undated paper on various floods.

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9106Augusta, Ga. Schools, 1895-1934, 12.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers relating to various schools; e.g., Summerville public schools, Mt. St. Joseph Academy.
107Augusta, Ga. Social Life, 1895-1921, 10.0 items.
Newspaper articles relating to various social clubs and societies, arranged alphabetically by name of club: Augusta Women's Club, 1921; Carnival Association, 1895; County Club and Golf Links, 1910, 1921; Deutsche Scheutzen Club, 1908; Hussars Club, 1896; New England Club, 1900; Young Men's Library Association, 1902.
108Augusta, Ga. Streets, 1825-1940, 17.0 items.
Articles relating to various streets from Inferior court records, City Council minutes, and newspapers, chronologically arranged. One article, 1900, is on the origin of street names.
109Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, undated, 2.0 items.
An historical sketch of trade and commerce, and a partial transcript from a newspaper.
109AAugusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, undated, 1.0 items.
Historical sketch.
109BAugusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, undated, 1.0 items.
Historical sketch.
110Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, 1790-1879, 35.0 items.
Articles from newspapers, Inferior Court records and City Council minutes relating to business, money, etc., in general. Includes some manufacturing.
111Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, 1880-1901, 27.0 items.
Articles from newspapers, Inferior Court records and City Council minutes relating to business, money, etc., in general. Includes some manufacturing.
112Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, 1902-1910, 37.0 items.
Articles from newspapers, Inferior Court records and City Council minutes relating to business, money, etc., in general. Includes some manufacturing.
113Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, 1911-1919, 27.0 items.
Articles from newspapers, Inferior Court records and City Council minutes relating to business, money, etc., in general. Includes some manufacturing.

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10114Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, 1920-1924, 20.0 items.
Articles from newspapers, Inferior Court records and City Council minutes relating to business, money, etc., in general. Includes some manufacturing.
115Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, 1925, 21.0 items.
Articles from newspapers, Inferior Court records and City Council minutes relating to business, money, etc., in general. Includes some manufacturing.
116Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, 1926-1928, 31.0 items.
Articles from newspapers, Inferior Court records and City Council minutes relating to business, money, etc., in general. Includes some manufacturing.
117Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, 1929-1935, 25.0 items.
Articles from newspapers, Inferior Court records and City Council minutes relating to business, money, etc., in general. Includes some manufacturing.
118Augusta, Ga. Trade and commerce, 1937-1941, 25.0 items.
Articles from newspapers, Inferior Court records and City Council minutes relating to business, money, etc., in general. Includes some manufacturing. Also include interviews with owners of Smith Stockyard, Snow's Laundry and Dry Cleaning Company, and Augusta French Dry Cleaning Company.
119Augusta, Ga. Transportation - Aeronautics and aviation, 1921-1941, 48.0 items.
Typed transcripts of newspaper articles relating to air mail, aviation and training, airports in the Augusta area and the U.S. Army Air Base (Daniel Field).
120Augusta, Ga. Transportation - Buses, Streetcars, Waterways, 3.0 items.
Articles on Union Station, early water travel, etc.
121Augusta, Ga. Transportation - Railroads, 1861-1940, 27.0 items.
Extracts from Council minutes and newspapers on the various railroad lines.
122Augusta, Ga. Water Power, 1845, 1900-1939, 14.0 items.
Articles pertaining to the water works, water supply and water wheel. (See also Augusta - Canal, Savannah River).
123Augusta, Ga. Weather, 1895, 12.0 p.
Article from the Augusta Herald, March 20, 1895, describing the devastating tornado of that day.
 

SERIES 3:: Chatham County plantations and townships, 1739-1940

This series contains notes and copies of documents on Chatham County plantations and townships. These plantation studies were not included in Savannah River Plantations. Series 5 contains an index. These files are arranged alphabetically by the name of the plantation or township.

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11124Bethesda. Historical data, 11.0 items.
Information on the Bethesda Orphan House, the Orphan House tract and other tracts. Foreword 39 pages followed by historical essay in three parts; miscellaneous pieces of paper with information relating to Bethesda (7 pieces); a chronology beginning with p. 8, 1770-1900, which contains excerpts from George Whitefield's will, from histories of Georgia, contemporary memoirs, Union Society minutes, biographies, deed books; sketch of Bethesda from an unidentified source.
125Bethesda. Miscellaneous, 1761-1770, 10.0 items.
Account of the orphans and children at Bethesda, 1739-1746 (from George White, Hist. Colls. Ga.) (6 p.); will of James Habersham 1775; extracts from newspaper relating to Bethesda finances, 1746-1765; description of the Orphan House, 1770; Paul Pritchard and ships he built at Bethesda (also other material regarding Paul Pritchard including map of swamp lands he owned); chart of Bethesda lands tracing the original grant, additions, subtractions, owners, etc., by Nellie Haile (3 p. handwritten); "Bethesda area from map legend" (2 p. typed and handwritten mss).
126Bethesda. Union Society, 13.0 items.
Extracts from newspapers, and Union Society records regarding Bethesda Orphan House and college, 1784-1818.
127Bethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1761-1809, 59.0 items.
Transactions regarding the Orphan House lands. Principal owners of various tracts: George Whitefield; Selina, Countess of Huntingdon; Ishan Onalis; George Buchanan; Bryan Morel; Charles Odingsells (includes will of Charles Odingsells, 1809); slave sales. Some papers are incomplete.
128Bethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1810-1818, 64.0 items.
Most of these papers concern the estates of Charles Odingsells, John Stutz, John Milledge, James Bryan, and Thomas F. Williams.

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12129Bethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1819-1835, 40.0 items.
Contains estate papers of Richard F. Williams, Stephen S. Williams, Eben Williams, Benjamin Burroughs, and John Huguenin.
130Bethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1836-1843, 37.0 items.
Contains estate papers of Richard F. Williams, Stephen S. Williams, Eben Williams, Benjamin Burroughs, and John Huguenin.
131Bethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1844-1853, 34.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.
132Bethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1854-1860, 32.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.
132ABethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1861-1871, 32.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.
132BBethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1872-1879, 43.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.
132CBethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1880-1885, 34.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.
132DBethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1886-1889, 34.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.

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13133Bethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1890-May 1892, 29.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.
134Bethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., July 1892-1893, 23.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.
134ABethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1894-1897, 30.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.
134BBethesda. Grants, deeds, bonds, etc., 1900-1910, 25.0 items.
Owners of separate tracts.

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14135Back Plantation, 1792, 3.0 p.
Deed, Ralph Elliott to John Lloyd et al. Half part of a tract called Back Plantation, consisting of 3,364 acres plus, and certain slaves, February 4, 1792. Recorded in Deed Book I, fo. 310.
136Beaulieu, 1739-1910, 1.0 items.
Deeds, wills, estate inventories etc. of various owners of Beaulieu tracts: John Morel, William Stephens, Charles Stephens, Sampson Neyle, Robert W. Flournoy, Mrs. Jane Lampis, Alfred Haywood, Isaac D. LaRoche, Charles H. Olmstead, Charlton H. Way, John Schley, David G. White, Maria V. Demere, Robert R. Habersham, James M. Schley, Frances M. Way, John Nicholson, Jr., John T. Blunt, John Nicholson, Sr., Henry McAlpin, Richard Sims, William Bond, Randolph Poff, John Baley, D.B. Lester; 1805-1910. All are typed copies of papers of record. 22 items. Slip of paper regarding origin of name of Shipyard Creek from Gen. Robert J. Travis, undated.
136ABeaulieu, 1739-1878, 58.0 p.
Typed copies of papers regarding various owners of Beaulieu tract. Sources are newspapers, Colonial Records of Georgia, published biographies, histories, etc. Most of the papers relate to John and James Schley, Sampson Neyle, and William Stephens. The majority pertain to William Stephens I and II, 1739-1878.
137Beech Tree, 1853-1901, 13.0 items.
These papers show that Beech Tree Plantation was originally a part of the Grove Point Plantation tract. Beech Tree was the property of Ralph e. Elliott and the majority of these papers relate to the settlement of his estate. They include accounts, inventories, list of slaves, deeds, etc. William H. Elliott was the surviving executor of the estate. W.H. Elliott resigned as executor but became guardian of minor children. The Elliott children are named in some of these instruments. All are typed copies of records in Chatham County Courthouse.
138Belmont, 1786, 1.0 items.
Trust deed, Thomas Netherclift and Ann, his wife to William Pierce and Charlotte Fenwick Pierce, his wife, William H. Gibbs and Edward Fenwick, Trustees; deed to the Belmont tract adjoining the village of Highgate; 20 acres, 2 Highgate lots, nos. 10 and 11, December 13, 1786. Typed copy of recorded document.
139Beverly - Berwich, 1745-1938, 1.0 items.
The first pages are a chronology of the tract. The remainder of the papers are deeds, inventories of estates, Wills, marriage settlements, etc., of various owners. 18th and 19th century owners are: Philip and George Delegal; James, Robert, and Joseph Habersham; Benjamin Fox; Benjamin Stiles; George W. Anderson; Dr. William P. Marshall; John W. Anderson; Edward Clifford Anderson, Jr. All the papers are typed copies of recorded documents. These papers were considered one large item. This folder contains pages 1-82.
139ABeverly - Berwich, 1745-1938
The first pages are a chronology of the tract. The remainder of the papers are deeds, inventories of estates, Wills, marriage settlements, etc., of various owners. All the papers are typed copies of recorded documents. 18th and 19th century owners are: Philip and George Delegal; James, Robert, and Joseph Habersham; Benjamin Fox; Benjamin Stiles; George W. Anderson; Dr. William P. Marshall; John W. Anderson; Edward Clifford Anderson, Jr. These papers were considered one large item. This folder contains pages 83-155.
139BBeverly - Berwich, 1745-1938
The first pages are a chronology of the tract. The remainder of the papers are deeds, inventories of estates, Wills, marriage settlements, etc., of various owners. All the papers are typed copies of recorded documents. 18th and 19th century owners are: Philip and George Delegal; James, Robert, and Joseph Habersham; Benjamin Fox; Benjamin Stiles; George W. Anderson; Dr. William P. Marshall; John W. Anderson; Edward Clifford Anderson, Jr. These papers were considered one large item. This folder contains pages 156-241.
139CBeverly - Berwich, 1745-1938
The first pages are a chronology of the tract. The remainder of the papers are deeds, inventories of estates, Wills, marriage settlements, etc., of various owners. All the papers are typed copies of recorded documents. 18th and 19th century owners are: Philip and George Delegal; James, Robert, and Joseph Habersham; Benjamin Fox; Benjamin Stiles; George W. Anderson; Dr. William P. Marshall; John W. Anderson; Edward Clifford Anderson, Jr. These papers were considered one large item. This folder contains pages 242-357.
139Beverly - Berwich, 1745-1938
The first pages are a chronology of the tract. The remainder of the papers are deeds, inventories of estates, Wills, marriage settlements, etc., of various owners. All the papers are typed copies of recorded documents. 18th and 19th century owners are: Philip and George Delegal; James, Robert, and Joseph Habersham; Benjamin Fox; Benjamin Stiles; George W. Anderson; Dr. William P. Marshall; John W. Anderson; Edward Clifford Anderson, Jr. These papers were considered one large item. This folder contains pages 358-439.
140Bona Bella, 1765-1815, 4.0 items.
Documents relating to Josiah Tattnall, Edward F. Tattnall, Harriett Tattnall, and Josiah Tattnall II.
141Bonaventure, miscellaneous papers, 7.0 items.
Introductory essay (2p); answer to an inquiry of Gordon N. Ray regarding Bonaventure, undated (2p); "Notes for Savannah", December 20, 1939 and April 11, 1940 regarding Bonaventure (1p each); list of documents regarding Bonaventure December 1942, (7p handwritten); list of references in Revolutionary Records of Georgia regarding Bonaventure (20p, 10 sheets, handwritten).
142Bonaventure, Documents, 1740-1824, 50.0 items.
Deeds, wills, inventories, marriage settlements, sales, leases, etc. various owners of tracts that eventually comprised the tract of Bonaventure. They are Jacob Mathews, Henry Ellis, Grey Elliott, Claudia Mulryne, Josiah Tattnall, Sr. and Jr., John Mulryne, John Habersham, James Jackson, Ebenezer Jackson, John Berrien, John Macpherson Berrien, Edward F. Tattnall, Emma M. LaRoche, Savannah, Thunderbolt and Isle of Hope Railway (Savannah Electric Company).

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15143Bonaventure, Documents, 1830-1889, 56.0 items.
same as above. Owners: Edward F. Tattnall, George Miller and William G. Harn (lease of parcel of land for Bonaventure Club), Josiah Tattnall, St. Andrews Society, Peter Wiltberger, William H. Wiltberger, Harriett F. Tattnall. In 1847 Peter Wiltberger incorporated the Evergreen Cemetery Company of Bonaventure and laid out the tracts as cemetery lots. The remainder of the papers in this folder relate to the Evergreen Cemetery Company of Bonaventure. In 1819 the adjoining Pest House tract was added to the original 600 acres of the Evergreen Cemetery.
144Bonaventure, 1890-1929, 32.0 items.
same as above. Owners of various tracts: Merchants and Mechanics Loan and Building Association, Roger Crawford, Robert McIntyre, William E. Fennell, Savannah Wheel Mans Track Association, Jesse J. Easterling, George F. King, Dale Dixon, John H. Tolle, Octavia Alexander, Harriett F. Birch, Arthur B. and Phebe Maria Fleet, Annie E. Roberts, Martha V. Thomas, Annie E. Pitts, H.C. Usina, Louise B. McIver, Frederick A. Worth, Emma M. LaRoche, I.D. LaRoche, Rufus G. Richards, H.H. Crovatt, Edwin W. Cubbedge, L.V. Graham.
145Bryan's Cowpen, 1807, 1.0 items.
Release of dower rights to Bryan's Cowpen by Ann (Bryan) Middleton to her children Hannah Houston and Joseph Bryan, January 8, 1807. The tract was on the Great Ogeechee River. Typed copy document in Chatham County Courthouse.
146Budreau Lands, 1926-1939, 22.0 items.
Indentures, hunting lease, agreements, debt deeds, right of way deeds to state highway and telephone companies.
147Cedar Grove, 1804-1823, 23.0 items.
List of documents pertaining to Cedar Grove (3p handwritten mss); marriage settlement of Catherine MacLeod and George Washington McAllister et al, February 16, 1804 (6p handwritten mss); wills of Ann Hall, Nathaniel Hall, Hannal McAllister; deeds and estate accounts of R.J. Houstoun, David Johnston, Robert and Joseph Habersham and George Johnston.
147ACedar Grove, 1824-1921, 36.0 items.
Estate inventories and accounts of Robert James Houstoun, John Hover; wills of John F. Hover, Matthew McAllister, John Cooper, and Robert Flournoy; indentures between Matthew McAllister, George A. Reed, John Cooper, Hugh Mercer, Lemuel Hover, C.T. Cooper, Alexander Harris, Lillian A. Hamilton, Oglethorpe Savings and Trust, Charles A. Bond, and Chatham Bank and Trust Company.
148Cedar Hill, 1782-1923, 27.0 items.
Titles showing changes of ownership, newspaper excerpts regarding Samuel Stirk, inventories of estate of Samuel Stirk and James Jackson. There are also copies of the wills of Lady Sarah Wright (Mrs. James), 1813, and James Jackson, 1805. Principal owners: Samuel Stirk, Miles Brewton, James Jackson and descendants. The Twickenham and Fair Lawn tracks were at one time parts of this tract and there are papers relating to them in this folder.
149Cherry Hill and Dublin Plantations, 1771-1814, 31.0 items.
These two plantation tracts are listed together in these papers. Whitemarsh is also listed in some of the papers. All relate to the estate of Raymond Demere. They are all from the Ordinary's (Probate) office in Chatham County Courthouse.
149ACherry Hill and Dublin Plantations, 1807-1814, 35.0 items.
These two plantation tracts are listed together in these papers. Whitemarsh is also listed in some of the papers. All relate to the estate of Raymond Demere. They are all from the Ordinary's (Probate) office in Chatham County Courthouse. For The Cottage, 1784, see THUNDERBOLT.
150Dean Forest Plantation, 1793-1830, 8.0 items.
Statement regarding a grant of 500 acres, Dean Forest to Jonathan Bryan, undated; account sales estate of John Habersham, Dean Forest Plantation, Rice and cotton, 1801-1813, 31 pages; Figures taken from Bonaventure, Cedar Grove, and Dean Forest Plantations: Cotton and rice price ranges, 1793-1830.
151Fair Lawn, 1858, 1.0 items.
Indenture, William Gain, et. al., to Henry Bryan, lot no. 15 of the Fair Lawn tract, 2 acres and 29 square rds., January 30, 1858. Typed copy. 2p. This is the part of Fair Lawn that is on East Broad Street.
152Frog Camp, 1879-1880, 5.0 items.
Typed copies of deeds pertaining to transfer of ownership of the Frog Camp tract, 1879-1880. Owners: McLeod Family of Effingham County, Ralph Elliott of Chatham County, Adair Family (of McLeod Family), David Naffziger, Joseph S. Naffziger.

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16153Greenwich, 1759-1875, 10.0 items.
Legal documents: deed of lease, Isaac and Martha Young to John Graham two parcels of land on the Thunderbolt River containing 90 acres, June 12, 1759. (was this a part of the Greenwich tract later granted to Gray Elliott?); lease, Grey Elliott to Samuel Bowen, a tract of land called Greenwich on Half Moon Bluff, containing 480 acres, May 13, 1765. Grey Elliott was the original owner of the Greenwich tract; grant to Samuel Bowen of a tract of 70 acres bounded on the South by land of John Mulryne (Bonaventure), April 3, 1769; will of Samuel Bowen May 31, 1774, bequeathing his property including Greenwich to his wife Jane.Excerpts pertaining to Samuel Bowen from published sources: Colonial Records of Georgia, 1759-1782, on the last page are definitions from various sources of sago, soy and vermicelli which Samuel Bowen proposed to produce at Greenwich; Georgia Gazette, 1765-1787, 3 typed pages. Notes: 2 typed pages of notes regarding Samuel Bowen's will and the Greenwich and Bonaventure plantations. "Notes for Savannah," which are notes on research into the Bonaventure and Greenwich plantations by — Bynum, January 5, 1940. Some of it is documented. Included is an excerpt from the Act to change to name of Thunderbolt to Warsaw, March 5, 1858 and a note that it was changed back to Thunderbolt by an Act of July 21, 1921. 5 typed pages. Extract from Savannah Morning News of November 11, 1875 regarding a meeting of the Savannah Schuetzen Gesellschaft in which it is stated that Theo Meves volunteered to lay out Greenwich park. Handwritten slip of paper.
154Grove Point, 1774-1940, 30.0 typed pages.
Historical sketch of Grove Point plantation with documentation,
155Grove Point, Chronology and map, 4.0 items.
A handwritten list of the contents of this folder, 7 pages; Grove Point chronology, 1774-1940, a thick pack of papers bound by a staple. It is a list of the papers pertaining to the ownerships of the plantation, 1774-1808. Some of the documents are full copies; map of Grove Point, hand tracings from deed book 3 E, f. 375, April 7, 1846. 2 sheets in envelope.
156Grove Point, Copies of documents, 56.0 items.
regarding the ownerships of Grove Point. These include deeds, wills, slave lists, newspaper references to and/or historical sketches of the principal owners: Langdon Cheves, Henry McAlpin, Ralph E. Elliott, R. Habersham Elliott, William Habersham, Brewster Lumber Company of New York (1911). Several named tracts are also included as parts of Grove Point: Beech Tree, Prairie, Grove Hill.
157Hopeton Plantation, 1784-1927
4 papers listing chain of title to the tract; 2 deeds: Mary W. Holst (Hunter) and Hubert Keller to Chatham County (right of way for drainage ditch, July 12, 1924; Hubert Keller part of the Hopeton tract, to Svend E. Larsen, August 15, 1927. Original owner was James Dixon, undated; other owners were Stephen Elliott (part), John Stevens (part), James Hunter, Houstoun family, Karl and Helen Meissner, Hubert Keller.
158Lancaster plantation, 1827-1882, 4.0 items.
4 deeds: George W. McAllister to Ralph E. Elliott, April 10, 1827; George W. Wylly, sheriff, to Ralph E. Elliott, February 6, 1844; William H. Elliott to John Charles Ulmer part of Lancaster tract, May 4, 1871; John T. Ronan, sheriff, to Charles A. Seveat part of the tract, August 1, 1882. Originally a part of Grove Point tract.
159Laurel Green and Cedar Hill, 1813-1924, 16.0 items.
List of contents for folder (handwritten) and copies of deeds relating to the Laurel Green and Cedar Hill tract on the Ogeechee Road, 1813-1924. Owners were Thomas F. Williams, John Y. Noel, Richard F. Williams, John P. Williamson, George W. Anderson, William Rogers et al, John W. Houstoun, Edward C. Anderson, Jr., J. Randolph Anderson. Parts of the tract were known as Beverly and Berwich. Cedar Hill is not to be confused with the tract of the same name on Savannah River.
160Lebanon, 1752-1916, 9.0 items.
List of documents in folder (handwritten), chronology, 1752-1916 (grants, deeds, leases, releases, wills, inventories and appraisements, estate accounts and map of Lebanon plantation for various owners (typed copies) in one stapled pack; notes on owners of Lebanon: James Deveaux (genealogy), 2p.; Joseph Habersham, 3p.; Samuel Wright, 3p.; George Anderson, including Anderson genealogy, 8p.; Mills B. Lane, 2p.; one page with notes on M.B. Lane and E.C. Anderson; one page with notes on James Deveaux, Samuel Wright, Joseph Habersham, and George W. Anderson.
161Little Neck, 1906-1927, 2.0 p.
Short sketch of the Little Neck tract and extracts of 2 deeds: estate of Charles t. Chapman to Hilton-Dodge Lumber Company, 1906; George H. Richter to J.L. Budreau, 1927.
162Modena, 1760-1935, 6.0 items.
"Diagram of ownership of Modena Plantation" 1818-1934 (on oiled paper); sketch of Modena, 1760-1935, including a note on the megartherium, 9 typed pages; drawing of a megartherium (blue print by M.F. Smith, 1935); sketch of "Seaside Plantation" (later Modena), 1800-1866, 5 typed pages; letter room John B. Wilson, secretary of state to M.F. Smith, C.E., February 20, 1935, regarding Modena grants; also reports on the boundaries of Modena, extracts of grants to John Milledge, and chains of title to the tract all made by M.F. Smith for Mrs. Dorothy S. Roebling, 1935, 22 typed pages; extract of deed, Wyatt W. Stark to Hiram Roberts, 1843.
163Muir Hall, 1782-1856, 6.0 items.
Extracts from the Revolutionary Records of Georgia regarding Donald McLeod's ownership of Muir Hall, 1782-1825. The remaining papers, except one, are deeds of transfer of the property: Francis McLeod and George W. McAllister to Fleming Aiken, March 1817; Adam Cope, Sheriff, and Francis H. McLeod to George W. McAllister, March 1817; John I. Dews, Sheriff and George Anderson and Son, foreclosure of a mortgage held by Elvira Brown and Robert Habersham, 1834; indenture, William Zeigler of Beaufort, SC and Sarah Owens, ex. of estate of George W. Owens, 1856. The other paper is an inventory of the estate of James Forrest, former owner of Muir Hall, 1825. Muir Hall was on the Ogeechee River.
164Mulberry Hill, 1784, 2.0 items.
Mulberry Hill was on the south side of the Ogeechee River; Sir James Wright was the original owner. Two indentures to the tract: Commissioners of fortified estates to William LeConte, February 9, 1784; William LeConte to William Clarke, December 9, 1784.
165Oakland plantation, 1826, 1837, 1926, 2.0 items.
Indenture, George W. Owens to James B. Norris March 16, 1837; indenture, Robert W. Mitchell et al to George W. Owners, February 22, 1826. Oakland was on the Little Ogeechee River.
166Oatland Island, 1926, 1.0 items.
Indenture, Mrs. Frances L. Eberhart to A.M. Hitt, George T. Pate and W.G. Slaughter, quit claim of 100 acres on Oatland Island, May 21, 1926.
167Ogeechee River plantations - miscellaneous, 1800-1930, 4.0 items.
Inventory and appraisement of estate of Martha Young, 1800; indenture, Nathaniel Hall, George Jones, Martha McAllister, trustees for Anne Hall, wife of Nathaniel Hall, 1804; indenture, George A. Blighe et al to W.M. Mulling, 30 acre tract on Little Ogeechee Neck Road, November 28, 1923; indenture, Lena D. Bunger to Henry Ford, for the Bridge and Ferry tracts, September 12, 1930.
168Oriza (Oryza) plantation, 1849-1881, 9.0 items.
Deeds, warrants of appraisement, etc. for Oriza plantation on Ogeechee river. Those concerned in the documents: Stephen Elliott, Ralph E. Elliott, Richard H. McLeod, Julia M. McLeod, William Neyle Habersham, John D. McLeod.

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17169AOssabaw Island, 1737-1897, 55.0 items.
wills, records, deeds, estate accounts, appraisements. There are also newspaper extracts and Colonial records concerning Ossabaw owners: Creek Indians, Bosomworths, Gray Elliott, John, Peter, Bryan, Harriet Morel, Wm. Bryan, Hetty and Samson, Neyle, Harriet McQueen, Wm Skrine, George and John Anderson, Eliza Houston, Alex McDonald, George Kollock, John McGill, James Waterbury, M.R. and Laura Simmons, C.S. Cary, James and Kate Waterbury, Caroline Maxwell, Archibald Rogers, William Nevin, Mrs. G. McDonald Harper, Eugenia Beman, Sed and Sidney Simons, H.H. Mickler, Thomas Wanamaker, James Kurber, John R. Carr, Ida Hill, Henry Weed, George Haines, V.H. McLaws, John Monaham, Southland Steamship Company, Nell F. and H.N. Torrey.
169BOssabaw Island, 1898-1939, 27.0 items.
wills, records, deeds, estate accounts, appraisements. There are also newspaper extracts and Colonial records concerning Ossabaw owners: Creek Indians, Bosomworths, Gray Elliott, John, Peter, Bryan, Harriet Morel, Wm. Bryan, Hetty and Samson, Neyle, Harriet McQueen, Wm Skrine, George and John Anderson, Eliza Houston, Alex McDonald, George Kollock, John McGill, James Waterbury, M.R. and Laura Simmons, C.S. Cary, James and Kate Waterbury, Caroline Maxwell, Archibald Rogers, William Nevin, Mrs. G. McDonald Harper, Eugenia Beman, Sed and Sidney Simons, H.H. Mickler, Thomas Wanamaker, James Kurber, John R. Carr, Ida Hill, Henry Weed, George Haines, V.H. McLaws, John Monaham, Southland Steamship Company, Nell F. and H.N. Torrey.
170Parkersburg, 1756-1774, 9.0 items.
Parkersburg is a subdivision on the Isle of Hope. The name derives from Henry parker, the original owner. There is an essay, and extracts from the Colonial Records of Georgia concerning Henry Parker; grants to John Smith, 1756-1757; Elizabeth Anderson, lease and release to Mathew Roche, Jr.
171Pine Bluff Plantation, 1846, 1.0 items.
On the Ogeechee River. Conveyance, Stephen, Mary and Ralph Elliott.
172Placentia Plantation, 1786-1905, 64.0 items.
situated on Wilmington Island at Thunderbolt. The papers are deeds, conveyances, estate accounts, etc. Parcels of the tract changed hands very often, and there were a great many owners in succession.
173Placentia Plantation, 1866-1882, 53.0 items.
situated on Wilmington Island at Thunderbolt. The papers are deeds, conveyances, estate accounts, etc. Parcels of the tract changed hands very often, and there were a great many owners in succession.
174Placentia Plantation, 1883-1905, 48.0 items.
situated on Wilmington Island at Thunderbolt. The papers are deeds, conveyances, estate accounts, etc. Parcels of the tract changed hands very often, and there were a great many owners in succession.

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18175Point Plantation, 1765-1795, 5.0 items.
These papers all relate to Samuel Elbert and Point Plantation which was on the south side of the Ogeechee River. The first three papers are typed copies of extracts from the Georgia Gazette, The Royal Georgia Gazette, and the Colonial Records of the State of Georgia, 1765-1795. The remaining two papers are deeds, Samuel Elbert to John McQueen, 1785-1791.
176Port Wentworth, undated, 18.0 p.
Port Wentworth is a township on the Savannah River and is included in Savannah River Plantations, pp. 259-263. This paper is "History survey" of the tract and lists the properties included in it, ownership, etc. It contains more information on the tract than is in the book.
177Race Tract, 1846
Conveyance, Michael J. Dawsey to Robert Habersham, 780 acres between the Great Ogeechee and Little Ogeechee River, known as the Race Tract; also 500 acres in Bryan County known as the Gibbons tract, August 5, 1846.
178Rose Dhu (Dew) Plantation, 1775-1887, 37.0 items.
On the Little Ogeechee River at Coffee Bluff. Originally granted to Sir Patrick Houstoun II. The papers are wills, appraisements, estate accounts, leases, deeds, etc. Principal owners were the Houstouns: Sir Patrick I and II, Sir George, James, John, Edward, Robert, Priscilla I and II; Joseph Butler, Benjamin Butler, Thomas Gibbons, William Gibbons, Jacob Waldburg, David Johnston, George James Kollock, William F. Preston, Dr. Louis A. Falligant. Some of the tracts are subdivisions.
178ARose Dhu (Dew) Plantation, 1888-1939, 25.0 items.
On the Little Ogeechee River at Coffee Bluff. Originally granted to Sir Patrick Houstoun II. The papers are wills, appraisements, estate accounts, leases, deeds, etc. Principal owners were the Houstouns: Sir Patrick I and II, Sir George, James, John, Edward, Robert, Priscilla I and II; Joseph Butler, Benjamin Butler, Thomas Gibbons, William Gibbons, Jacob Waldburg, David Johnston, George James Kollock, William F. Preston, Dr. Louis A. Falligant. Some of the tracts are subdivisions.
179San Souci, 1754-1936, 29.0 items.
San Souci was a plantation in the Ogeechee District, Canonckee River, originally established by the LeConte family. The first papers in this folder are short sketches of San Souci, William LeConte and John Eatton LeConte. There are numerous petitions and grants of land for the tract for the following persons: William LeConte, John Eatton LeConte, Elizabeth Butler, James Butler, Shem Butler, Thomas Camber, Richard Fitzpatrick, Thomas Gray, John Butler Maxwell, John Milledge, Moses Nunes, Jonathan Peat, James Port, Benjamin Roberton, Thomas Savage, Mordecai Sheftall, Peter Sliterman, John Francis Williams, Elizabeth Wright, 1759-1782. The other papers are a list, "Title Deeds and maps to San Souci Plantation," 7 p; deed to secure debt, Thomas Washington and wife; Nathaniel Pendleton and wife to Elizabeth LeConte, widow of William LeConte, 1787, 3 p; will and codicil of Richard J. Arnold (1766, 1872) 15p; list of indentures, deeds, mortgages of Marcus J. Frankenstein, Leah Frankenstein, et al, 1888-1936. 6p.
180Silk Hope, 1738-1936, 4.0 items.
"Silk Hope Plantation", by Delores Boisfeuillet Floyd (covers only the Habersham era of ownership) 12p; "Appendix and chronology for essay on Silk Hope Plantation", 1750-1936, pages not numbered; "Silk Hope Plantation", (a list of deeds, grants, leases, etc 1755-1775) mss and typed copies 2 p; "Notes for Savannah: Silk Hope", unsigned typed paper, regarding Habersham plats for his Ogeechee lands, 1p; letter of James Habersham Oct 18, 1770 to John Ellis, regarding his home and garden in the country (Silk Hope), typed copy from Collections GEORGIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, VI 1904.
181Silk Hope - Chronology for essay on, 1.0 items.
Documents regarding Silk Hope in chronological order in one file bound with a large staple.

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19182Skidaway Island, 1734-1828, 53.0 items.
This island is situated southeast of Savannah on the Skidaway River, opposite Isle of Hope. It extends to Wassaw Sound, Green Island Sound, Wassaw and Little Wassaw Islands. The papers are mostly legal records. There are excerpts from John Wesley's Journal re Skidaway 1736-1737. Early families were: Cortes, Threadcraft, Cuthbert, Sutcliffe, Bryan, Clay Atkinson, Lillibridge, Gibbons, McAllister, Jones, Bolton. More recently the Roeblings of New York liven on Modena Plantation. These properties changed hands frequently. Names of some other tracts were Adams Point, Hampton Place, Wakefield, Bloomsbury, Lodge, Springfield, Hibernia (extensive records, Petigru family). There are also extensive records re the properties of Dr. William Waring.
183Skidaway Island, 1830-1848, 27.0 items.
This island is situated southeast of Savannah on the Skidaway River, opposite Isle of Hope. It extends to Wassaw Sound, Green Island Sound, Wassaw and Little Wassaw Islands. The papers are mostly legal records. There are excerpts from John Wesley's Journal regarding Skidaway 1736-1737. Early families were: Cortes, Threadcraft, Cuthbert, Sutcliffe, Bryan, Clay Atkinson, Lillibridge, Gibbons, McAllister, Jones, Bolton. More recently the Roeblings of New York liven on Modena Plantation. These properties changed hands frequently. Names of some other tracts were Adams Point, Hampton Place, Wakefield, Bloomsbury, Lodge, Springfield, Hibernia (extensive records, Petigru family). There are also extensive records regarding the properties of Dr. William Waring.
184Skidaway Island, 1850-1859, 41.0 items.
This island is situated southeast of Savannah on the Skidaway River, opposite Isle of Hope. It extends to Wassaw Sound, Green Island Sound, Wassaw and Little Wassaw Islands. The papers are mostly legal records. There are excerpts from John Wesley's Journal re Skidaway 1736-1737. Early families were: Cortes, Threadcraft, Cuthbert, Sutcliffe, Bryan, Clay Atkinson, Lillibridge, Gibbons, McAllister, Jones, Bolton. More recently the Roeblings of New York liven on Modena Plantation. These properties changed hands frequently. Names of some other tracts were Adams Point, Hampton Place, Wakefield, Bloomsbury, Lodge, Springfield, Hibernia (extensive records, Petigru family). There are also extensive records re the properties of Dr. William Waring.
185Skidaway Island, 1860-1879, 51.0 items.
This island is situated southeast of Savannah on the Skidaway River, opposite Isle of Hope. It extends to Wassaw Sound, Green Island Sound, Wassaw and Little Wassaw Islands. The papers are mostly legal records. There are excerpts from John Wesley's Journal re Skidaway 1736-1737. Early families were: Cortes, Threadcraft, Cuthbert, Sutcliffe, Bryan, Clay Atkinson, Lillibridge, Gibbons, McAllister, Jones, Bolton. More recently the Roeblings of New York liven on Modena Plantation. These properties changed hands frequently. Names of some other tracts were Adams Point, Hampton Place, Wakefield, Bloomsbury, Lodge, Springfield, Hibernia (extensive records, Petigru family). There are also extensive records re the properties of Dr. William Waring.
186Skidaway Island, 1880-1937, 22.0 items.
This island is situated southeast of Savannah on the Skidaway River, opposite Isle of Hope. It extends to Wassaw Sound, Green Island Sound, Wassaw and Little Wassaw Islands. The papers are mostly legal records. There are excerpts from John Wesley's Journal re Skidaway 1736-1737. Early families were: Cortes, Threadcraft, Cuthbert, Sutcliffe, Bryan, Clay Atkinson, Lillibridge, Gibbons, McAllister, Jones, Bolton. More recently the Roeblings of New York liven on Modena Plantation. These properties changed hands frequently. Names of some other tracts were Adams Point, Hampton Place, Wakefield, Bloomsbury, Lodge, Springfield, Hibernia (extensive records, Petigru family). There are also extensive records re the properties of Dr. William Waring.
187Telfair Lands, 18.0 items.
Handwritten chronological lists of grants, both as grantee and grantor, to members of the Telfair family, in alphabetical order by name, 1785-1901. Includes sales of slaves as well as real estate and business, and Mary Telfair's grant to the Telfair Hospital for Females, 1886-1901. The family names are: Alexander, Edward, Josiah, Margaret, Mary, Sarah G., Thomas, and William. Also abstracts from newspapers regarding the Telfairs, 1764-1825, and a typed copy of the item pertaining to the opening of the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, May 3, 1886.
188Telfair Lands, Edward Telfair, 2.0 items.
Sketch of Edward Telfair (or Tailfer); extracts from newspapers pertaining to Edward Telfair 1768-1825, 47p. 2 sketches of the Telfair family from newspapers, June 11, 1875 and May 3, 1886.
189Telfair Lands, Records, 15.0 items.
Telfair wills, obituary notices and other extracts from newspapers regarding Alexander, Edward, Eliza G.L., Margaret Telfair and Margaret Telfair (wife of Thomas), Mary, Sarah (Gibbons), Thomas.

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20190Telfair Lands, Miscellaneous properties, 1772-1830, 28.0 items.
Indentures for various land transactions among members of Telfair family. Includes marriage settlements of Sarah G. Telfair and George Haig (1815) and George Jones and Sarah Campbell (1795); also Alexander Telfair et al to Savannah, Ogeechee and Altamaha Canal Company through Whitehall plantation, 1826, and same to United States of America for Cockspur Island, 150 acres, 1830.
191Telfair Lands, Miscellaneous properties, 1830-1910, 37.0 items.
same as above. In addition to the Telfairs listed above are Mary E. Cobb, Augustus P. Wetter, Alberta Cobb Telfair Wetter, Edward T. Wetter, Alberta T. Gould. Includes deeds of gift to Hodgson Hall and Independent Presbyterian Church.
192Telfair Lands - Sabine Fields, 1776-1901, 8.0 items.
Indentures relating to Sabine Fields plantation, consisting of eleven farm lots of 45 acres each (495 acres), west of Savannah. Edward Telfair and his heirs were the owners.
193Telfair Lands - Sharon Plantation, 1839-1859, 4.0 items.
Sharon plantation came into the Telfair family through Barach Gibbons, brother of Sarah Gibbons Telfair, wife of Edward Telfair. The indentures in this folder concern: Sarah Jones, Sarah F. Jones, Margaret Telfair (widow of Thomas), Margaret L. Telfair and Mary G. Cobb (daughters of Thomas) and Augustus P. Wetter.
194Telfair Lands, Wharf Lots, 1802-1842, 5.0 items.
Deeds to various wharf lots owned by members of the Telfair family. Of interest is the deed of May 17, 1811 by members of the Telfair family to the United States of America for Wharf Lot #5 (site of Fort Wayne).
195Thunderbolt, general, 1732-1754, 22.0 items.
Extracts from contemporary newspapers, and Colonial Records of Georgia concerning the early settlements of Thunderbolt and the settlers. Included are Thunderbolt Fort, Half Moon Bluff, the introduction of Negroes, and servants' lands. Names of some of the owners of tracts: Roger Lacy, Grey Elliott, John Graham, William Elliott, Isaac Young, Thomas Netherclift, John Mulryne, Levi Sheftall, William O'Bryan, Joseph Hetherington, Theophilies Hetherington.
196Thunderbolt, The Cottage, 1782-1850, 78.0 items.
On January 13, 1784, John Wilkinson sold to Thomas Netherclift the place called "Thunder Bolt or the Oyster House." The tract was later known as "The Cottage." Deeds, wills, inventories, etc. to this tract in Thunderbolt known as The Cottage.
197Thunderbolt, The Cottage, 1851-1910, 68.0 items.
On January 13, 1784, John Wilkinson sold to Thomas Netherclift the place called "Thunder Bolt or the Oyster House." The tract was later known as "The Cottage." Deeds, wills, inventories, etc. to this tract in Thunderbolt known as The Cottage.

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21198Vallambrosia plantation, 1774-1853, 5.0 items.
List of early owners, miscellaneous note and a 40 p. essay on the plantation.
199Vancluse plantation, 1836, 4.0 typed pages.
Indenture, William Thadeus Williams conveys to Benjamin Burroughs to secure a debt, November 23, 1836.
200White Bluff District. Abstracts and index, 1787-1903, 60.0 items.
201White Bluff District - Farm Plantation and Hampstead, 1838, 1848, 2.0 items.
Hampstead was on of the colonial villages south of Savannah. The papers are two indentures, William Waters to Theodosius Bartow and William B. Bulloch for 750 acres known as Farm Plantation, October 6, 1838; James Eppinger to John Hover, 250 acres known as Hampstead Plantation, February 9, 1848.
202White Bluff District - Vernonburg, 1742-1815, 27.0 items.
Vernonburg was another of the colonial villages south of Savannah, settled by Germans and Swiss. Documents relating to the tract and land owners with maps.
203White Bluff District - Vernonburg, 1789-1885, 26.0 items.
Vernonburg was another of the colonial villages south of Savannah, settled by Germans and Swiss. Documents relating to the tract and land owners with maps.
204White Bluff District - General, 1816-1846, 31.0 items.
Vernonburg was another of the colonial villages south of Savannah, settled by Germans and Swiss. Documents relating to the tract and land owners with maps.
205White Bluff District - General, 1847-1903, 37.0 items.
Vernonburg was another of the colonial villages south of Savannah, settled by Germans and Swiss. Documents relating to the tract and land owners with maps.

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22206White Bluff District, Wakefield, 1805-1895, 18.0 items.
Vernonburg was another of the colonial villages south of Savannah, settled by Germans and Swiss. Documents relating to the tract and land owners with maps.
207Whitemarsh Island, 1750-1826, 66.0 items.
This folder contains a sketch of the Barnard family, abstracts from Colonial records, indentures, estate accounts, etc. Among the owners were the Barnard family, Joseph Bryan, Josiah Tattnall (Palmerina tract).
208Whitemarsh Island, 1827-1941, 80.0 items.
Legal documents concerning transfer of property.
209Wild Horn (or Heron) Plantation, 12.0 items.
A brief history, notes, deed index.
210Wilmington Island, 1744-1764, 42.0 items.
Barnard family genealogies, wills, and estate papers for John, John W., John M., Catherine E., Jane, James, Timothy (and Timpoochee), Ann, and Robert Barnard.
211Wilmington Island, 1765-1821, 10.0 items.
Abstracts concerning other owners besides Barnards: Slauter (Slaughter) Cowling, David B. Mitchell, Frederick Treutlen, Lewis Turner, Bannister Winn, Barnard Winn and Catherine Shad.

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23212Wilmington Island, 1780-1923, 1.0 items.
Chronology of legal documents. Large sheaf of papers bound with large staple.
213Wormsloe Plantation, 6.0 items.
The plantation is situated on the Isle of Hope. Historical sketches of Wormsloe plantation, one from the American Guide, December 21, 1935, p.3; copy of map from the W.P.A. guide to Savannah; and a 44p revised "Sketch of Wormsloe" by this W.P.A. project, with attached notes in hand of Elfrida DeRenne Barrow, then owner of the plantation. The sketch is documented.
214Wormsloe, Owners, 26.0 items.
Extracts from the Colonial Records of Georgia regarding Henry Parker and John Fallowfield, owners of the other two tracts on Isle of Hope; extracts from newspapers, will books, etc. pertaining to the following members of the Jones-DeRenne family and connections in alphabetical order: Elfrida DeRenne Barrow, James Bulloch, George Wymberly Jones DeRenne, Wymberly Jones DeRenne, Wymberly Wormsloe DeRenne, William Gibbons, Thomas Glen, George Jones, George Noble Jones, Indigo Jones, Mary Jones, Noble Jones, Noble Wimberly Jones, Sarah Jones.
215Wormsloe, 1756-1839, 26.0 items.
Deeds, grants, etc. pertaining to various owners, and various tracts of the plantation, Long Island being the most prominent. Includes estate accounts.
216Wormsloe, 1840-1917, 40.0 items.
Deeds, grants, etc. pertaining to various owners, and various tracts of the plantation, Long Island being the most prominent. Includes estate accounts.
217Poplar Grove tract, 1812-1937, 30.0 items.
Poplar Grove was not a part of the Wormsloe tract, though it was owned by the Jones-DeRenne family. It consisted of ten farm lots, between Waters Road and Montgomery Street extended. The papers are deeds, grants, etc.
218Chatham County Plantations - Miscellaneous, 9.0 items.
 

SERIES 4:: Appendices to Savannah River Plantations, 1739-1943

This series contains appendices to the articles published in 1947 in Savannah River Plantations. These appendices contain notes and copies of documents on the plantations included in Mary Granger's book. All of the appendices are bound. There are two copies of the appendix for Whitehall plantation, one bound and one loose in folders. Three of the volumes are stored in Box 2 because their binding is coming loose. See Series 5 for an Index. These files are arranged alphabetically by the name of the plantation.

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1Appendix to Brampton plantation

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22Appendix to Causton's Bluff, Deptford, and Brewton Hill plantations

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3-6Appendix to Colerain plantation, 4.0 volumes

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7Appendix to Drakies plantation

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8Appendix to Hermitage plantation

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29Appendix to Mulberry Grove plantation

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10Appendix to Rae's Hall plantation

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211Appendix to Richmond Oak Grove plantation

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12Appendix to Vale Royal plantation

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13Appendix to Whitehall plantation

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11Appendices 1-34
2Appendices 35-80
3Appendices 81-103
4Appendices 104-141
5Miscellaneous documents, 1804-1926
6Miscellaneous documents, 1926-1936
 

SERIES 5:: Index, 1739-1943

This series contains indexes to Series 3 and 4. Three boxes contain a personal name index. The other five boxes contain a chronological document index arranged alphabetically by the name of the plantation.

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1Proper Name Index, A - Godley

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2Proper Name Index, Goette - Phillips

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3Proper Name Index, Piedmont - Z

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4Plantation Chronological Document Index, A - Bethesda

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5Plantation Chronological Document Index, Brampton - Greenwich

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6Plantation Chronological Document Index, Greenwich - Potter

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7Plantation Chronological Document Index, Potter - Vale Royal

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8Plantation Chronological Document Index, Vallambrosia - Z, miscellaneous