[Petition] 1790 May 21, to Edward Telfair, Governor of Georgia / Thomas Johnson

Collection:
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Title:
[Petition] 1790 May 21, to Edward Telfair, Governor of Georgia / Thomas Johnson
Creator:
Johnson, Thomas
Date of Original:
1790-05-21
Subject:
Cherokee Indians--Commerce
Creek Indians--Commerce
Indian traders
Licenses
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
petitions
Type:
Text
Format:
text/html
image/jpeg
Description:
Petition of Thomas Johnson, dated May 21, 1790, requesting that Georgia Governor Edward Telfair (1786-1787, 1790-1793) grant him a license to trade with Creek and/or Cherokee Indians.
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:
tcc326
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc326
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc326#item
IIIF manifest:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc326/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 08.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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May it please Your Excellency,
I have to request Your Excellency will Grant me a License to trade with the Creek or Cherokee Indians.
I am ready to comply with the Act of Assembly in giving Bond & Security & paying into the treasury the sum required by the said Act.

I have the honor to be Your Excellency's mo obed.t Serv.t [most obedient Servant]
[Signed] Thomas Johnson
To his Excellency Edward Telfair Esqr [Esquire] Governor &c &c &c [et cetera et cetera et cetera]





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Thomas Johnson's Petition for a License to trade with Indians

Order taken
21st May 1790

His Excellency Edward Telfair Governor of the State of Georgia

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