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Robert M. Charlton legal briefs

Robert M. Charlton legal briefs

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert M. Charlton legal briefs
Creator: Charlton, Robert M. (Robert Milledge), 1807-1854
Inclusive Dates: 1824-1831
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms1099
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

The collection consists of 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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Legal briefs, 1824-1831