[Petition] 1790 Feb. 22, to Governor Edward Telfair / Peleg Greene

Collection:
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Title:
[Petition] 1790 Feb. 22, to Governor Edward Telfair / Peleg Greene
Creator:
Greene, Peleg
Date of Original:
1790-02-22
Subject:
Licenses
Creek Indians--Commerce
Indian traders
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
petitions
Type:
Text
Format:
text/html
image/jpeg
Description:
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.
Local Identifier:
tcc323
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc323
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc323#item
IIIF manifest:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc323/presentation/manifest.json
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
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
Extent:
2 pages/leaves
Original Collection:
Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, Telamon Cuyler, box 42, folder 02, document 05.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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Feb. 22, 1790
Georgia
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.





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Petition
Peleg Greene
Granted
22 Feby [February] 1790

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