John Miller passport and Sarah E. Miller will
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John Miller passport and Sarah E. Miller will

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Miller family.
Title: John Miller passport and Sarah E. Miller will
Dates: 1817, 1887
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2064

Biographical/Historical Note

John Miller, who owned the passport in the collection, was born circa 1787. Sarah E. Miller, subject of the last will and testament in the collection, was a resident of Savannah and died circa 1889.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a passport for John Miller dated Aug. 8, 1817; it is written in French and is imprinted with several seals. The second item is the Last Will and Testament of Sarah E. Miller, dated July 25, 1887 and stipulates the execution of her estate by William S. Rockwell. In particular, she provides stock in the Southwestern Railroad Company of Georgia to several relatives and requests that the remains of her parents be exhumed from Colonial Cemetery in Savannah and reinterred in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah. Both items are photocopies.

Index Terms

Miller family.
Miller, John, active 1790-1820.
Miller, Sarah E., d. 1889.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], John Miller passport and Sarah E. Miller will, MS 2064, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Richard Miller Gowan, 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



1John Miller passport, 1817


1Sarah E. Miller will, 1887 July 25