John Forsyth, Jr. land grant and plat
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John Forsyth, Jr. land grant and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Governor.
Title: John Forsyth, Jr. land grant and plat
Dates: 1821-1850
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2559

Biographical/Historical Note

John Forsyth, Jr. (1812-1877), was the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, the U.S. Minister to Mexico, the mayor of Mobile, Alabama, and editor of the Mobile Register.

He was the son and namesake of Georgia senator John Forsyth (1780-1841).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a land grant from Georgia Governor George Washington Towns to John Forsyth, Jr. for 490 acres in Appling County, Georgia on September 30, 1850. Plat and pendant seal are attached.

The plat was originally surveyed on August 3, 1821.

Index Terms

Appling County (Ga.)
Forsyth, John, 1812-1877.
Georgia. Governor.
Land grants--Georgia--Appling County.
Plats (maps)
Seals (artifacts)
Towns, George W., (George Washington)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.