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Catalog Number MS 884-01-01-02
Object Name Announcement
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 Proclamation issued by Sir James Wright. Savannah, March 28, 1774. 1 p. Photocopy. Offers reward for capture of and information leading to the conviction of Thomas Fee, who murdered the Creek Indian Mad Turkey. Original of this document is in the British Museum
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
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)
Murder
Proclamations
Right of property
Slave trade
Wright, James, Sir, 1716-1785.
People Wright, James, Sir, 1716-1785
Dartmouth, William Legge, Earl of, 1731-1801