William Thompson proclamation and payroll record
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William Thompson proclamation and payroll record

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Thompson, William, active 1770-1800.
Title: William Thompson proclamation and payroll record
Dates: 1788-1789
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2054

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available for William Thompson.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a notification, dated February 24, 1788, from Peter Stubblefield informing William Thompson of his appointment by Governor George Handley as Deputy for the Augusta District. The second item is an account sheet from William Thompson to John Talbot for wages due Talbot from November 1788--May 1789.

Index Terms

Appointment to office.
Augusta (Ga.)
Handley, George, 1752-1793.
Payroll records.
Talbot, John, active 1788.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], William Thompson appointing and payroll record, MS 2054, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Appointing as Deputy for the Augusta District, 1788


1Payroll record, 1788-1789