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the persons named in the said agreement. Now we, the said members of the Georgia company, for us and our respective re. presentatives, do hereby ratify by these presents every matter and thing contained in said agreement, and do hereunto annex a sche. dule or list of persons who are entitled to our interest in said com. pany, and the quantity contained therein, which is the whole quan. tity of land disposed of by the said company in any manner or way whatever, and which list forms a part of this agreement: And it is fully understood and agreed upon, that the said Georgia com. pany do consist of the following persons and number of shares, that is to say, James Gunn, one share for himself and another for his friend, Matthew M·Allister, one share, George Walker, one share, Zachariah Cox, one share, Jacob Waldburger, one share, William Longstreet, one share, and Wade Hampton, three shares, being ten equal parts or original shares, and that each share shall be entitled to one vote. Witness our hands and seals, this tenth day of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five.
JACOB WALDBURGER, (L. s.)
(L. S.) W. HAMPTON,
(L.s.) James Gunn, for
self and friend,
Shares, f. Cash. Acres. The hon. James Wilson,
25,000 750,000 Mr. Andrew M'Credie,
2,000 150,000 John Currie, . . . , 2
2,000 150,000 Thomas Young, . . . 4
5,000 300,000 Joseph Miller,
2,000 150,000 John Fox, .
2,000 150,000 Owen Owens, . . . . 3
3,000 225,000 John M Iver, . . . . 2
2,000 150,000 Emanuel Warmbersie,
! 50,000 Benjamin Sims, . . . 1 1,000
75,000 George Ker, .
1,000 75,000 Mat. and Jas. Johnstone,
1,000 75,000 and James Robertson, Richard Wayne,
75,000 George Woodruff,
666 66 50,000 James Warrington,
4,000 300,000 John Davis, . . . . 1
8. Joseph Watts,' (for luke Manni)
3,006,000 1. John King, .
112,000 2. Ferdinand O'Neal, . . . . . . 112,000 3, William Cauthorn, ..
74,000 4. Roger P. Saunders, (for.
i tor Davis Gresham,) . . 74,000 5. Robert Walton, . .
74,000 6. Thomas Willy, . . . . . . . 74,000 7. Samuel Wright,
74,000 vann,) . . . 74,000 9, Henry Hampton, . . . .
. . 74,000 10. Roberts Thomas, . ..
74,000 11. Thomas Napier, (in name of Robert Randolph,) : 56,005 13. Roger Parker Saunders, . . . . . . 112,000 14. Stephen Heard, .
56,000 15. Archibald Gresham, . . . . . .
56,000 16. Reuben Wilkinson, . . . . . . 56,000 17. Henry Gindrat, ..
56,000 amin Sims, (for Richard Warsham,) . . 74,000 19. Roswell King, . .
56,000 20. P. J. Carnes, (for Richard Carnes,) ..
74,000 21. William Moubray, .
56,000 22. James Warrington, (for William Harden,)
um Harden,) . . 56,000 23. William T. Booker, ( for Wm. Moore,).
$6,000 24. Wm. G. Gilbert, . . .
. . . 56,000 25. Philip Howell, (for Caleb Howell,)
• 56,000 26. John Davis, ( for self and one subshare, and for J. Walker,) . .
74,000 27. Lachlan M Intosh, . . . . . .
112,000 28. Benj. Sims, .
28,000 29. Seaborn Jones, . . . . . . 112,000 30. Richard Dickenson, ..
28,000 31. The hon. J. P Carnes,
112,000 32. George Henning. Thomas Mc Cali, .
28,000 33. Benj. Sims, (for Thomas I
112,000 34. Philip Clayton,
112,000 35. Jas. Clay, jr, for himself an
28,000 36. Francis Tennil,
28,000 37. John Powell,
28,000 38. John Y. Noell,
28,000 39. Charles Crauford, . . . . .
28,000 40. David Creswell,
28,000 41. William Triplett,
28,000 42. Wm. T. Booker,
28,000 43. Elijah Clark, . .
. . .
44. Matthew Talbott,
· 28,000 45. Arthur Fort, . . . . . . 28,000 46. Jeremiah Cuyler,
28,000 47. Darold M.Leod,
28,000 48. Edward Watts,
37,000 49. John Randolph,
28,000 50. Benj. Harris, (for self and sons)
28,000 51. John Green, . .
28,000 52. John Appling,
28,000 53. John Foster,
28,000 54. Henry Hughes,
37,000 55. Jacob Wood,
28,000 56. John Cobb,
28,000 57. Robert Flournoy, .
28,000 58. Abraham Simons,
28,000 59. Brighton Dawson, Hugh M'Gehee, and Wm. Howell,
28,000 60. William Fitzpatrick, and Oliver Porter,
28,000 61. Col. Gamble, of Virginia,
28,000 62. Robert G. Harper, .
56,000 63. William Poe, . . . . . .
28,000 64. Alexander M'Millan,
28,000 65. James Warrington,
50,000 66. Andrew M'Credie, (for M
28,000 67. Robert Raines,
28,000 68. Thomas Raiburn,
56,000 69. Thomas Heard,
56,000 70. William Urquhart,
28,000 71. Harrison Musgrove, .
56,000 72. Samuel Jack,
56,000 73. Brig. Gen. Glasscock, .
56,000 74. John C. Nightingale,
One million reserved by law, to be subscribed for
by the citizens,
Note by the Commissioners. The persons designated as money sharers do not appear to have all become associates. Exclusively of the land assigned to James Wilson, the persons in whose.
: FORM OF A SUB-SHARE. STATE OF GEORGIA.
No. 37. WE, the grantees of the Ceorgia Company, do hereby certi. fy, that John Powell, esquire, of the state aforesaid, holds to him. sell, his executors and administrators, one half of a sub-share, containing twenty-eight thousand acres in this company, he paying the sum of two cents and one-third of a cent per acre to the said grantees or their agent, on or before the seventh day of August next, otherwise the said land shall become forfeited to the compa. ny, and this certificate void, agreeably to the rules and regulations of the said company : And we do further certify, that so soon as the mortgage on the lands contained in this company's purchase from the said state, shall be fully paid and satisfied, the said John Powell shall, upon returning this certificate to the company, re. ceive from them a certificate of a negotiable nature.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands, at Augusta, the ninth day of January, one thousand seren hundred and ninety.five.
Assistant Secretary, Georgia company. Received, Augusta, 24th July, 1795, six liundred and fifty-three dollars and thirty-three cents and an half, being the purchase mo. ney on the above.
W. URQUHART, Assist. Se'cry. (Endorsed on the back, Jno. Powell.)
name a deed was made by the company on account of that advance in money,
No. of shares. Thomas Young,
six. Joseph Miller,
two. Benjamin Sims, ..
one. Owen Owens, .
do. All of which, the nine first shares excepted, have been surrendered, and the purchase money drawn from the treasury by the parties.
The names of the sub-sharers, who were members of the legislature, and voted in favor of the law, are printed in Italics. No. 11 and 13, were members, but did not vote on the law.
STATE OF GEORGIA.
we, Zachariah Cox, and Matthias Maher, under the firm of the Tennessee company, by an act of the general assembly of the stale aforesaid, passed at Augusta, the seventh day of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five ; vesting in us all that tract of territory, including islands, situate, lying and being within the following boundary lines, that is to say : Beginning at the mouth of Bear creek, on the south side of the Tennessee river, thence, up the said creek to the most southern source thereof, thence due south to the latitude of thirty-four degrees ten minutes north of the equator, thence a due east course one hundred and twenty miles, thence a due north course to the great Tennessee river, thence up the middle of said river to the northern boundary line of this state, thence a due west course along the said line to where it intersects the great Tennessee river below the Muscle shoals, thence up the said river to the place of beginning.”
We have agreed between ourselves to let sundry persons have part of the said territory, as will appear by certificates issued by us, and quoted in the following words, that is to say:
“STATE OF CEORGIA. No."
" In pursuance of an act of the legislature of the state aforesaid, passed at Augusta, on the seventh day of January, one thousand seven hundred and nine-five, vesting in the subscribers a certain tract of territory of the said state, lying on the great bend of the river Tennessee, as fully described by the said act; We hereby certify, That
or his assigns is intitled to the one four bundred and twentieth part of the said territory: Provided, the sum of the one four hundred and twentieth part of the full purchase money for said territory, is paid unto
or his ageni, on or before the first day of August next ensuing, when a deed of conveyance will be issued in lieu of this certificate, to the said
or his assigns, conformably to the said act. And in case the said
or his assigns should fail in paying the sum above specified, then this certificate is declared by the subscribers 10 be null and void. Dated at Augusta,