|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Phoenix Fire-Company of London.|
|Title:||Phoenix Assurance Company Limited records|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
The Phoenix Assurance Company Ltd. of London, England insured property in Savannah and Augusta in the 1800s. Phoenix agent Jenkin Jones toured Georgia properties in 1908 and 1809. A second tour by a company agent was conducted in 1846.
This collection contains 40 pages of photocopied correspondence, ledger pages, and company history notes relevant to Georgia. Information on specific insured properties describes building construction, fire safety features, and ownership profiles. Information on measures each city had taken to be prepared for fires is also included.
[item identification],Phoenix Assurance Company, Limited records, MS 2051, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Martha Norwood, 1975.
Collection is open for research.
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