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Catalog Number MS 884-01-01-01
Object Name Documents
Scope & Content This collection contains letters, proclamations and reports, and written by James Wright when he was governor. There is also a case involving property claims of an American Loyalist, written by James Wright after he returned to England, and a case involving property claims made against James Wright. The volumes which are items 7 and 8, reports and letters to the colonial secretaries, and manuscript copies made in the Public Record Office for the Georgia Historical Society.
Creator Wright, James, 1716-1785
Title Notes copied from documents. Contains parts of a letter from the Earl of Dartmouth to Sir James Wright, December 12, 1772; agreement between traders and Indians, June 1, 1773. Mentions a letter from Sir James Wright and John Stuart to the Earl of Dartmouth, June 14, 1773; Galphins Claim, 1775; the act of 1780; reports of committees of 1793 and 1794. Also contains notes about court cases involving claims that are being acted upon after years have passed.
Copyrights 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.
Collection James Wright papers, 1772-1784
Subjects American Loyalists
Creek Indians
Dartmouth, William Legge, Earl of, 1731-1801
Georgia. Governor (1760-1776 : Wright)
Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Letter books
Letters (correspondence)
Right of property
Slave trade
Wright, James, Sir, 1716-1785.
People Wright, James, Sir, 1716-1785
Dartmouth, William Legge, Earl of, 1731-1801