James Stevenson receipts for bounties on wolves
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James Stevenson receipts for bounties on wolves

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Stevenson, James, active 1737.
Title: James Stevenson receipts for bounties on wolves
Dates: 1737
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 oversize folder)
Identification: MS 2209

Biographical/Historical Note

James Stevenson was the city and county treasurer in colonial Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains receipts for bounties on wolves in colonial Georgia from April to May 1737. These receipts were signed by James Stevenson, the city and county treasurer, and include the names of those to which bounties were paid, the amount paid, and the number of wolves heads turned in order to receive the bounty. Bounties were placed on wolves during the colonial era in order to keep the wolves from preying on their livestock.


Index Terms

Bounties--Georgia.
Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Receipts (financial records)
Stevenson, James, active 1737.
Wolves--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.