Papot family papers
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Papot family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Papot family.
Title: Papot family papers
Dates: 1836-1930
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)
Identification: MS 1792

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel N. Papot (b. 1826) was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1826 and was the son of Robert D. and Gracey M. (Edwards) Papot. He was the proprietor of Pulaski House Hotel in Savannah, Georgia in 1872.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains papers from the Papot family of Savannah, Georgia from 1836 to 1930. Materials of particular interest include nine slave bills of sale from 1847 to 1863 and a Confederate States Engineers document from 10 December 1864 which enrolled one of the Papot family's slaves to work on the defenses around Savannah, Georgia during the Civil War (1861-1865). Also included are newspaper clippings, two compact discs containing Papot family history, Free Mason membership documents, a lease for the proprietorship of the Pulaski House, Savannah, Georgia and other miscellaneous papers related to members of the Papot family.

Index Terms

Bills of sale.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Everitt, Edwin T. N., active 1849.
Everitt, Sarah, active 1836-1863.
Frasier, Julia R., active 1849.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Legal documents.
Papot family.
Papot, Samuel N., b. 1826.
Pulaski House (Savannah, Ga.)
Slave bills of sale--Georgia--Chatham County.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


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