First Baptist Church of Savannah charter of incorporation
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First Baptist Church of Savannah charter of incorporation

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: First Baptist Church of Savannah (Ga.)
Title: First Baptist Church of Savannah charter of incorporation
Dates: 1801
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (1 oversize folder)
Identification: MS 1484

Biographical/Historical Note

The First Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia, located on the corner of Bryan and Montgomery Street, was formally organized on 26 November 1800. In 1801, the church was given neighboring Lot #20 and a parsonage was later built there. On 10 December 1801, the church was granted a perpetual charter of incorporation. Their second and current building is located on Chippewa Square.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a photostat copy of the perpetual charter of incorporation signed on 10 December 1801 for the First Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia.


Index Terms

Baptists--Georgia--Savannah.
Charters.
First Baptist Church of Savannah (Ga.)
Stats (copies)

Administrative Information

Processing information

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Restrictions

Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.