Edward Hopton land grant
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Edward Hopton land grant

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
Title: Edward Hopton land grant
Dates: 1766 September 2
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1622

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a 1853 copy of a 1766 king’s land grant. The original 1766 grant granted a lot in Savannah, Georgia to Edward Hopton by King George III on September 2, 1766. The grant refers to lot 3 of Wilmington tything in the Derby Ward of Savannah, which sits on West Bay Street. This official copy of the grant was signed in Milledgeville, Georgia on July 16, 1853 by Secretary of State, W.C. Barnett.

Index Terms

Barnett, W.C.
Bay Street, West (Savannah, Ga.)
Derby Ward (Savannah, Ga.)
Hopton, Edward.
Land grants--Georgia--Savannah.
Land grants.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

Edward Hopton land grant, MS 1622, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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