Charles Seton Henry and Robert R. Henry papers
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Charles Seton Henry and Robert R. Henry papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Henry, Charles Seton, 1797-1864.
Creator: Henry, Robert R., 1771-1851.
Title: Charles Seton Henry and Robert R. Henry papers
Dates: 1830-1833
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0384

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Seton Henry (1797-1867) came to Savannah from Albany, New York. He was an attorney, a city alderman, a judge, and a founding member of the Georgia Historical Socity. He married Sarah R. Aborn in 1927. He died in Savannah on August 19, 1864 and is buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery.

Robert R. Henry (1771-1851) was a resident of New York, and father of Charles Seton Henry.


Scope and Content Note

Five of the six papers in this collection concern the case of the Executors of John Vernor Henry vs. Robert R. Henry. The exception is a letter, incomplete and unsigned, of Robert R. Henry to an unnamed person, 1832. It is the only paper in his hand; the others are by Charles Seton Henry.


Index Terms

Administration of estates.
Henry, Charles Seton, 1797-1864.
Henry, Robert R., 1771-1851.
Wills.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Charles Seton Henry and Robert R. Henry papers, MS 384, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown, but likely a gift of Charles Seton Henry.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The 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.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 
Robert R. Henry to unknown recipient, 1832 January
Concerns politics and includes a copy of his letter to George Seaman, Inspector General, November 23, 1823. Rough draft, incompleted and unsigned, half of last page missing.
 
Copies of papers relating to the 'Foreign Attachment' issued in Pennsylvania in favor of the Executors of John V. Henry vs. Robert R. Henry...
"Copies of papers relating to the 'Foreign Attachment' issued in Pennsylvania in favor of the Executors of John V. Henry vs. Robert R. Henry, and the result of that attempt, to deprive him of his share, under the Will of Benjamin Vernord decd. a copy of which herewith given dated 5th June, 1830. 18 pages folio, contents listed on the outside."
 
Copy of E.C. Reigart, Esqr. notes in the case of James Vernor Henry vs. the Executors of Benjm. Vernor..., 1830 June 5
Items 3 and 4 are : Copy of E. C. Reigert Esqr. notes in the case of James Vernor Henry vs. the Executors of Benjm. Vernor decd. before the Arbitrators (for the Legacy of $8000) on the 4th May 1833." 2 copies.
 
Copy of G.W. Barton, Esqr. notes in the case of James Vernor Henry..., 1833 May 4
Copy of G.W. Barton Esqr. notes in the case of James Vernor Henry vs. the Exectuors of Benjamin Vernor decd. before the Arbitrators (for the Legacy of $8000) on the 4th May 1833.
 
Copy of the heirs and some of the next of kin of Samuel Downing...
Copy of the Heirs & some of the next of Kin of Samuel Downing late of Bart township in Lancaster County. Marked for C.S. Henry Esqr.