GILMER, George Rockingham, 1790-1859


Guide to Research Collections

Georgia Department of Archives and History
Atlanta, GA
Papers: In File II Names.
File is primarily incoming correspondence to the Governor of Georgia. Finding aid in repository.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: April 13, 1830; March 5, 1838; May 15, 1855.
3 letters. Personal and official correspondence. Finding aid in repository.


Newberry Library
Chicago, IL
Papers: In the Georgia Governor’s Papers (1837-1839: Gilmer), 1837, 1 item.
Aland grant, signed by Georgia governor George R. Gilmer [in Milledgeville] on Dec. 21, 1837, awarding 160 acres of Creek Lands in Cherokee County, formerly occupied by the Cherokee Tribe, to James Griggs, “a soldier in the late war.” The grant for Lot 270.10, based on Georgia Legislative acts of 1830 and 1831, carries signatures of Gilmer, B.T. Bethune, and McFarland. With the grant is a description of the tract, and a plat survey, signed by Jesse Cox, Surveyor General, both documents threaded together with faded red ribbon attached to a pendant 1799 State of Georgia seal.