- Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
- [Letter] 1786 May 23, Augusta, [Georgia] to the Governor and the Executive Council / Geo[rge] Jones
- Jones, George, fl. 1786
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- Creek Indians--Government relations
- United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
- letters (correspondence)
- This is a letter dated May 23, 1786 from George Jones of the Treasury Department to the Governor of Georgia (probably Edward Telfair, Governor of Georgia, 1786-1787) and the Executive Council requesting approval of payments made to Thomas Garvis and Richard Reynolds. Garvis received four pounds, seven shillings for delivering an express from Timothy Barnard in the Creek Nation, and Reynolds received nine shillings and four pence for riding express from the Governor to General Twiggs.
Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2001, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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- 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
- 2 pages/leaves
- Original Collection:
- Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, Telamon Cuyler, box 01, folder 11, document 03.
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- Hargrett Library
To his Honor the Governor and the Honorable the Executive Council.
Agreeably to the directions of his Honor the Governor during the adjournment of your honorable Board I paid to Thomas Garvis an Express from Mr. Timothy Barnard from the Creek Nation the Sum of Four pounds seven shillings -- Also to Richard Reynolds for riding Express from his honor the Governor to Genl. [General] Twiggs the sum of nine shillings & four pence, for which said
Sums I beg leave to request your honors to issue Warrants in favor of the said Thomas Garvis and Richard Reynolds --
I have the honor to be Gentlemen your most Obed. Servt. [Obedient Servant]
[Signed] Geo. [George] Jones
Treasury Office Augusta
23d. May 1786 G. [George] Jones
Hall. [illegible text]