Signer of the Declaration of Independence who, following the Revolution, devoted himself almost entirely to Georgia state politics (1749-1804). Manuscript DS, signed “Geo. Walton, Chf. Justice,” one page both sides, 6.5 x 7.75, October 2, 1781. State of Georgia petition of Lyman Hall on behalf of Governor Nathan Brownson, issued to "The Honorable the Chief Justice of the said State," which asserts that Robert Walton and Daniel McMurphy are indebted to Hall for "the sum of Seventy Nine pounds fifteen Shillings Sterling." Signed and approved at the conclusion by George Walton as Chief Justice of Georgia. In fine condition, with a short split to the end of the central vertical fold. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.