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Gwinnett, Button (ca. 1735-1777) [Map of Button Gwinnett's estate]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00658.02 Author/Creator: Gwinnett, Button (ca. 1735-1777) Place Written: [St. Catherine's Island, Georgia] Type: Map Date: circa November 1813 Pagination: 1 p. ; 19 x 30.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Hand sketched map of Gwinnett's estate in Georgia of 1450 acres showing the bordering properties. Mentions neighboring properties of James Spalding and Mary Maxwell. Circa date from typed label originally accompanying the document upon acquisition.

Background Information: Gwinnett was a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1776 from Georgia and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

People: Gwinnett, Button, 1732-1777
Maxwell, Mary, fl. 1813
Spalding, James, fl. 1813

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: EstateLand TransactionGeography and Natural History

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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