Samuel Miller Bond marine protests
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Samuel Miller Bond marine protests

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Bond, Samuel Miller, approximately 1866.
Title: Samuel Miller Bond marine protests
Dates: 1813-1826
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 0075

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel Miller Bond (d. ca. 1866) was an attorney and Notary Public of Chatham County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a ledger of marine protests from January 1, 1813 to August 7, 1826, maintained by Samuel Miller Bond, lawyer and Notary Public. Protests were declarations made by the master of a vessel before a government official, indicating that any damage incurred during a voyage was due to sailing conditions rather than neglect or misconduct.

Index Terms

Bond, Samuel Miller, approximately 1866.
Marine protests.
Maritime law.
Ships--Georgia--Chatham County.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Samuel Miller Bond marine protests, MS 75, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Chatham County Clerk of Court and Commissioners, 1951.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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