|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Stiles, Benjamin Edward, 1794-1855.|
|Creator:||Stiles, William H., (William Henry), 1809-1865.|
|Title:||Benjamin Edward Stiles and William Henry Stiles indenture|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Benjamin Edward Stiles and William Henry Stiles were sons of Joseph Stiles (1758-1838), a rice planter who moved to Savannah, Georgia from Bermuda around 1769. Joseph Stiles married his first wife, Catherine Clay, in 1793 and his second wife, Margaret Vernon Adams, in 1828.
This collection contains an indenture dated March 5, 1851, by which Alexander A. Smets, Robert Lachlison, James Lachlison, and Amos Scudder secured a loan from Benjamin E. Stiles (1794-1855) and William H. Stiles (1809-1865). Benjamin and William Stiles were the executors of the estate of Joseph Stiles (1758-1838) and the property used to secure the loan was located in the Yamacraw area of Savannah, Georgia.
[Item identification], Benjamin Edward Stiles and William Henry Stiles indenture, MS 761, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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.
|Item 1: Indenture, Savannah, Georgia, 1851 March 5 ( 1.0 p. )|