John Bennett land grant and plat map
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John Bennett land grant and plat map

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Bennett, John, active 1810-1840.
Title: John Bennett land grant and plat map
Dates: circa 1832-1835
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2058

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available for John Bennett.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains of two documents, one land deed and one plat map, both incomplete fragments. The deed was signed in Chatham County and grants land rights for property previously occupied by the Cherokee and Creek Indians. The plat map is for 160 acres, but not enough information is given to determine specific location of the property concerned, date, or the relationship of the plat map to the deed.

Index Terms

Deeds--Georgia--Chatham County.
Plats (maps)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], John Bennett land grant and plat map, Ms 2058, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Beard, 1980.


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



1Chatham County land grant


1Plat map for 160 acres