- Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
- [Petition] 1790 Feb. 22, to Governor Edward Telfair / Peleg Greene
- Greene, Peleg
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- United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
- Petition, dated February 22, 1790, from Peleg Greene, from Washington, Ga. to Edward Telfair, Governor of Georgia (1786-1787, 1790-1793). Greene informs the governor that he has a steady supply of goods he would like to trade with the Creek Indians in nearby Greene County, Ga. and requests a license.
Digital image of original manuscript, scanned by the University of Georgia Libraries in 2000, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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- Cite as: [title of item], Telamon Cuyler, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
- 2 pages/leaves
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- Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, Telamon Cuyler, box 42, folder 02, document 05.
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- Hargrett Library
Feb. 22, 1790
To his Excellency Edward Telfair, Esquire, Captain General, Governor and Commander in chief in and over the said State, and the Militia thereof.
The Petition of Peleg Greene, of the town of Washington, merchant, Respectfully sheweth [shows] ,
That he is extremely desirous of of [of] engaging in a traffic with the Creek Indians, having been solicited so to do by his friends, who have furnished him with goods suitable for that trade, and given every assurance of continuing the supply. He is advised that he cannot legally do this without permission first obtained from Government.
Your Petitioner therefore humbly prays that your Excellency will be pleased to grant him a Licence [License] to traffic with the said Indians, in the County of Greene, & adjacent thereto; & as in duty bound he will ever pray &c [et cetera]
[Signed] Peleg Greene
22 Feb.y [February] 1790.
22 Feby [February] 1790