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Person Record

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Name Clay, Joseph, 1741-1804
Born 1741, Oct. 16
Birthplace England
Places of residence Savannah (Ga.)
came to Savannah from England in 1760
Occupation - Savannah merchant & bookseller, politician, and rice planter - member of the Council of Safety, 1775
- Deputy Paymaster General of the Southern Department, 1777-1782 Continental Army
- member Georgia Provincial Congress
- delegate to the Continental Congress, 1778-1780
- Treasurer of the State of Georgia, 1782
- trustee for the establishment of the University of Georgia, 1785
Publications The South-Carolina and Georgia almanack, for the year of our Lord, 1769, 1768

Associated Records

Image of A-0152-001 - Eyeglasses

A-0152-001 - Eyeglasses

Folding spectacles

Image of A-0152-002 - Case, Eyeglasses

A-0152-002 - Case, Eyeglasses

Green hinged case for spectacles