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Edmund Roberts bond

Edmund Roberts bond

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edmund Roberts bond
Creator: Roberts, Edmund, 1788-1814
Inclusive Dates: 1810 May 29
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3221
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Jeremiah La Touche Cuyler was born June 4, 1768 in New York, N.Y. and died May 7, 1839 in Savannah, Georgia. He was a U.S. District Court Judge for the district of Georgia. He received a recess appointment from James Monroe on June 12, 1821 to a seat vacated by William Davies. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 10, 1822, and received commission on January 10, 1822. He worked in private practice in Savannah, Georgia from 1789-1821 and was a Georgia state senator from Chatham County. Judges of the United States Courts (Retrieved August 12, 2009)

Thomas Usher Pulaski Charlton was the oldest son of Thomas and Lucy Charlton, and the grandfather of Judge Charlton was born near Camden, South Carolina in 1780. In 1801 he was called to the bar of the Eastern Judical Circuit. In the same year he was elected a member of the Georgia Legislature. In 1804 he became the attorney general and in 1808 he became the judge of the Eastern Ciruit. In later years he was elected and served six years as mayor of Savannah. He married Emily Walter and they had two sons, Thomas Jackson Charlton and Robert Milledge Charlton. In Savannah, Charlton Street was named in honor of Thomas U. P. Charlton. A standard history of Georgia and georgians / Lucian Lamar Knight (Retrieved August 12, 2009)

John Eppinger was the father of James Eppinger (b. 1790), a banker and lawyer who served in the Georgia House of Representatives (1837-1841).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a bond for $10,000 pledged by Edmund Roberts, John Eppinger, and Jeremiah Cuyler to Governor David B. Mitchell for performance of Roberts as Clerk of the Court of Ordinary in Chatham County, Georgia. It is signed by Roberts, Eppinger, and Cuyler and witnessed by Thomas Charlton (1779-1835).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edmund Roberts bond, ms3221, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Charlton, Thomas U. P. (Thomas Usher Pulaski), 1779-1835
Chatham County (Ga.)
Clerks of court -- Bonding -- Georgia -- Chatham County.
Cuyler, Jeremiah, 1768-1839
Eppinger, John, 1765-1823
Performance bonds.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Bond, 1810 May 29