|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Emanuel, David, 1744-1808.|
|Title:||David Emanuel proclamation|
|Dates:||1801 March 16|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
William Musgrove and Nathan Tait, sentenced to death for forgery, escaped from the Hancock County (Georgia) jail on the night of February 25, 1801. A proclamation was issued by David Emanuel, President of the Senate and Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the State, offering a reward of one hundred dollars to anyone helping in the capture of the two men. The proclamation was issued from Louisville, Georgia, then capital of Georgia.
This collection contains a proclamation issued by David Emanuel for the capture of William Musgrove and Nathan Tait. The proclamation was issued March 16, 1801 after the two men escaped from the Hancock County (Georgia) jail on February 25, 1801.
David Emanuel proclamation, MS 2110, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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