Robert M. Charlton legal briefs

Robert M. Charlton legal briefs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Charlton, Robert M., (Robert Milledge), 1807-1854
Title: Robert M. Charlton legal briefs
Dates: 1824-1831
Quantity: 1.0 v.
Coll. Number: ms1099

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Milledge Charlton (1807-1854) was a lawyer, Georgia House of Representatives, U.S. Senator, Savannah (Ga.) Mayor, U.S. District Attorney, and Judge of the Superior Court for Georgia's Eastern Circuit.

For more information, see his congressional biography.

Scope and Content Note

A volume of legal briefs and precedents written entirely in the hand of Robert M. Charlton from 1824-1831. The volume includes information on deed of marriage settlements, subpoenas, injunctions, calculating interest, action for slander, mortgage foreclosures, etc. Also contains an index compiled by Charlton and several poems and other non-legal annotations.

Index Terms

Briefs (legal documents).
Law--Interpretation and construction.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert M. Charlton legal briefs, ms 1099. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Legal briefs