Hiram Roberts receipts
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Hiram Roberts receipts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Roberts, Hiram, 1806-1880.
Title: Hiram Roberts receipts
Dates: 1860-1870
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0662

Biographical/Historical Note

Hiram Roberts (1806-1880) was born in South Carolina but moved to Savannah, Georgia, at an early age. In Savannah he was a merchant in the dry goods business. He served on the Savannah City Council and was a member of the Georgia Hussars.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two receipts, one to Hiram Roberts and the other to his firm, Roberts & Tillman. The first receipt, dated 1860, is for a $100 payment for two shares in Vernon Shell Road Company. The second receipt, dated 1870, is for two shares, $100 each, in the Savannah & Florida Steam Packet Company.

Index Terms

Receipts (financial records)
Roberts and Tillman (Savannah, Ga.)
Roberts, Hiram, 1806-1880.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Hiram Roberts receipts, MS 662, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Margaret McLaughlin, 1969.


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.


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

Container List

Item 1: Receipt to Hiram Roberts. Savannah, 1860 August 11 ( 1.0 p. )
For $100 payment for 2 shares in Vernon Shell Road Company.
Item 2: Receipt to Roberts & Tillman. Savannah, 1870 May 4 ( 1.0 p. )
For two shares in the Savannah & Florida Steam Packet Company at $100 each.