Augustus P. Wetter financial record
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Augustus P. Wetter financial record

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Savannah Bank and Trust Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Augustus P. Wetter financial record
Dates: 1873
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2049

Biographical/Historical Note

Augustus P. Wetter (1829-1882) was born in Mentz in the Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt in Germany. He came to Savannah before the Civil War and was a civil engineer under General Gilmer, planter, alderman and philanthropist. Wetter was also a Captain of the DeKalb Riflemen. He was married to Alberta Cobb Telfair; their home was at 215 South Broad St. (now Oglethorpe Ave.) He died in Harrisburg, PA at the home of one of his children. He was returned to Georgia and interred at Sharon Plantation.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one document from Savannah Bank and Trust Company loaning $50,000 to Augustus P. Wetter.

Index Terms

Loans, Personal--Georgia.
Mount Hope Plantation (Ga.)
Sharon Plantation (Ga.)
Wetter, Augustus P., 1829-1882.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

Augustus P. Wetter financial record, MS 2049, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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