Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 12

Deed of Gift from James Hughes to His Daughter

DSCN7122

While working with Record Group 75 (Bureau of Indian Affairs), Entry 222 at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. I came across a deed of gift from James Hughes to his daughter Sarah. RG75, Entry 222 is described in PI-163 thusly: “This series includes correspondence, property valuations, certificates of valuations, property returns, receipts for payments, petitions, …

Continue reading »

Apr 10

Cherokee Committee to Receive Payment for Services Rendered

DSCN7102

While working with Record Group 75 (Bureau of Indian Affairs), Entry 222 at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. today, I came across a document list payments that would be made for services rendered in a file named “March 1837 through November 1838″ Names appearing in document signed 15 March 1837 for settlements for services …

Continue reading »

Apr 01

Books for Sale by Dawson County Historical & Genealogical Society

The following books are available for purchase from the Dawson County Historical and Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1074, Dawsonville, Georgia 30534; 706.265.3985; historicalsociety@dawsoncoutny.org; or at the Historic Courthouse in Dawsonville on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Cemeteries of Dawson County, Georgia. $30.00 ($35.00 shipped). Dawson County, Georgia, Pictorial Book: The First Hundred Years (1857-1957)/. $43.00 …

Continue reading »