In the report the commissioners describe the work they have overseen on the river, including a lock and dam that has been completed, which will "advance the growth of Milledgeville, ultimately add to the convenience & prosperity of the agricultural...
In the letter Coffee, who is Surveyor General of the northern section of the Mississippi Territory, carefully describes his proposed boundary lines between the United States and the Indian lands; he subtly reproves his fellow commissioners, who...
In the letter Gilmer informs Blount that the state-owned slaves ("public hands") who are working for him on the Oconee River should be taken to Milledgeville, Georgia, where they will be put to work on "the improvement of the roads and rivers in...
The order was sent to the associations for the Altamaha, Savannah, Ocmulgee, Chattahoochee, and Oconee Rivers; each organization was to deliver its materials (probably including the state-owned slaves) to a different city in Georgia.
In the letter Gilmer informs Blount that Richard K. Hines has been appointed as a state agent to investigate the association and "to collect the public money in your hands & to receive of you the public property." He encloses the recent legislative...
In the letter the men ask the governor to assist the poor families in the county, many of whom are near starvation. They explain that some provisions are available for them in Montgomery, but they cannot afford to transport it.
The Commissioners of Claims, also known as the Southern Claims Commission, was created to address claims for personal property loss made by citizens in Southern states after the Civil War. This option was only available to those who had remained...
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