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Mathews, George 1739-1812

Overview
Works: 40 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 663 library holdings
Genres: Sources  History  Constitution  Maps  Portraits 
Roles: Recipient
Classifications: Z1215,
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Publications about  George Mathews Publications about George Mathews
Publications by  George Mathews Publications by George Mathews
posthumous Publications by George Mathews, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by George Mathews
Augusta, Ga., to George Mathews by George Henry Walton ( )
1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Walton's opinion as chief justice of Georgia on the constitutional status of the state. Signed also by George Walker, Attorney General
[Letter] 1787 Nov. 5, Augusta, Georgia, to [Augustus Christian] George Elholm by Georgia ( )
1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This is a letter dated November 5, 1787 from George Mathews, Governor of Georgia, (1787-1788, 1793-1796) to Augustus Christian George Elholm, commissioner from the state of Franklin. Mathews acknowledges the receipt of Elholm's letter (tcc927) and indicates that Georgia supports the state of Franklin. Mathews also notes that Georgia is in a difficult situation at present, having entered into war with the Creek Indians. He asks Elholm to relay this news and he asserts that Georgia will require the assistance of the state of Franklin in repelling the Creeks. The letter also mentions John Sevier (Governor of Franklin, 1785-1788 and Governor of Tennessee, 1796-1801 and 1803-1809)
William McKissak land grant by Georgia ( )
1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of a State of Georgia document from Governor George Mathews dated April 17, 1795, granting 1,000 acres in Montgomery County, Georgia, to William McKissak. A pencilled note later written on the document states: "Probably one of the fraudulent land grants which disposed of about 7,430,000 acres illegally in 1974. See Report Secy. of State 1910 p. 15-17."
Land grant of George Mathews by George Mathews ( )
1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Thomas Dawson land grants by Thomas Dawson ( )
1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Thomas Dawson land grants include forty-five grants issued by the State of Georgia in 1795 to Thomas Dawson. Each grant is for 1,000 acres of land in Montgomery County, Ga. and all are signed by George Mathews, Governor. These grants were probably for land involved in the "pine barren fraud," a scandal in which Georgia's public domain was recklessly given away under the administration of Governor Mathews. During 1793 alone, over 7,000,000 acres of land were granted in Montgomery County, a county which physically contained only a little over 400,000 acres. The original plats and pendant seals are attached
Papers of Alexander H.H. Stuart and the related Stuart and Baldwin families by Alexander H. H Stuart ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Topics in earlier Stuart and the related Baldwin family papers include ratification of the U.S. constitution, Jeffersonian party politics, political events during the administration of George Washington, Washington Academy, the University of Virginia and its honor system, Washington College, and William Wirt's biography of Patrick Henry
Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. historical manuscripts ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of various documents, legal and land transactions pertaining to early Georgia acquired by Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., noted Georgia historian, archaeologist, and political figure in the nineteenth century. Selections from this collection : 1.) Document, appointing Charles C. Jones, Jr., commissioner of deeds for the State of Kentucky 15 October 1877, granted by James B. McCreary, governor; 2.) Document, appointing Charles C. Jones, Jr., commissioner to administer oaths, and take depositions and affadavits for the State of Mississippi 22 April 1868, granted by Benjamin G. Humphreys, governor; 3.) Land grant to Thomas Smyth 24 April 1794 regarding 1000 acres in Franklin County by George Mathews, governor (plat attached); 4.) Plat of Arcadia, the plantation owned by Reverend C. C. Jones, in Liberty County 26 August 1848
Robert Brooke letter to George Matthews by Robert Brooke ( )
1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Brooke, as Governor of Virginia writes to Matthews, Governor of Georgian concerning transmittal of documents
Letter, 1787 Nov. 7 to Governor [Arturo] ONeal [i.e. O'Neill] by Georgia ( )
1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This is a copy of a letter from Georgia Governor George Mathews (1787-1788, 1793-1796) to Arturo O'Neill, Governor of West Florida (1781-1793), dated November 7, 1787. Mathews informs Governor O'Neill that Georgia is going to war with the Creek Indians and requests that the Spanish governorship of Florida does not interfere by supplying the Creeks with arms and ammunition. The enclosure mentioned is no longer attached
[Land grant to Daniel Beall by Georgia ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Land grant of 1000 acres to Daniel Beall in Franklin County, Georgia as payment for service in the Revolutionary War
Papers by George Mathews ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Miscellaneous papers including a bond for trustees of an estate, giving some information on the administration of confiscated estates; appointment of Philip Milledge as tax collector for Chatham and Richland counties, Ga.; land grants; letter, 1794, from James Gunn, U.S. Senator from Georgia, concerning the danger of a war with Great Britain; bill for the hire of a slave; and a copy of a dissent by Gov. Mathews to an act of the Georgia legislature for disposing of unappropriated territory of that state, 1794
Benjamin Knox land grant by George Mathews ( )
1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of a land grant of 400 acres in Franklin County, Georgia to Benjamin Knox, signed by Gov. George Mathews. Plat included. Dated June 10, 1786. The land grant is in extremely bad condition
Letter from J. Houstoun, J. Habersham, and L. McIntosh ( )
1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This collection consists of a letter, March 22, 1787, signed by John Houstoun, John Habersham, and Lachlan McIntosh and sent to Governor George Mathews. The letter advises Governor Mathews of their plans for communication, the appointment of their secretary (Dr. Sharpe), and the need for expense money
Papers of the Stuart-Baldwin families ( )
in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Topics in the correspondence of the related families and particularly of Archibald Stuart include local financial and legal matters in Staunton and Augusta County, Va., land sales and controversies in Virginia and Kentucky, ratification of the U.S. Constitution, Jeffersonian Republican party politics, political events during the administration of George Washington, Washington Academy, the University of Virginia and its honor system, Washington College, and William Wirt's biography of Patrick Henry
 
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