Henry County Superior Court certificate
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Henry County Superior Court certificate

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Superior Court (Henry County, Ga.)
Creator: Murray, A.G.
Title: Henry County Superior Court certificate
Dates: 1834
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0907

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry County, Georgia was created in May 1821 by the Georgia Land Lottery Act. It formed from part of a Creek Indian land secession. The county was named for Patrick Henry, a Revolutionary War patriot.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a certificate completed by A.G. Murray, Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court of Henry County, Georgia, stating that there are no records of judgments, executions, or mortgages against Joshua Stephens (1768-1837) of Henry County. The certificate is dated January 24, 1834.

Index Terms

Georgia. Superior Court (Henry County, Ga.)
Murray, A.G.
Stephens, Joshua, 1768-1837.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Henry County Superior Court certificate, MS 907, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of David M. Sherman, 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: Certificate, 1834 January 24 ( 1.0 p. )