Butts family land grants
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Butts family land grants

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Butts family.
Title: Butts family land grants
Dates: 1820-1884
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1842

Biographical/Historical Note

The Butts family lived in Dooley County, Georgia and also owned land in Appling County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains land grants issued to the Butts family from 1820 to 1884. Majority of these land grants are made out to Elijah Butts for his land in Appling County, Georgia. There are also land grants for Jessie C. Butts for the same land in Appling County. Many of these land grants are in fragile condition and have the seal of Georgia attached.

Index Terms

Butts family.
Butts, Elijah, active 1820-1850.
Butts, Jessie C., active 1881-1830.
Land grants--Georgia--Appling County.
Land grants.
Seals (artifacts)

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.