Marion Hartfelder collection of indentures
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Marion Hartfelder collection of indentures

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hartfelder, Marion.
Title: Marion Hartfelder collection of indentures
Dates: 1828-1845
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1054

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of three indentures to lot 14, Columbia Ward, Savannah, Georgia. The lot, originally owned by Isaiah Davenport, was purchased by James Audley Maxwell in 1828, and then divided into two parcels in 1845 upon the death of Maxwell. Two-thirds of the lot was purchased by John Stevenson and the remaining third was given to Joseph Cumming (guardian of Laura E. and Charles E. Maxwell, children of James Maxwell) and Susan Mary Maxwell upon their marriage.

Index Terms

Cummings, Joseph.
Hartfelder, Marion.
Maxwell family.
Maxwell, James Audley.
Real property, Exchange of.
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was deposited in Citizens and Southern National Bank by collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Marion Hartfelder collection of indentures, MS 1054, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Citizen and Southern National Bank, 1973.


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: Deed to James Audley Maxwell for purchase of lot 14, Columbia Ward, Savannah, Georgia, 1828 May 6 ( 1.0 p. )
Item 2: Deed to John Stevenson from Joseph Cumming, 1845 January 22 ( 2.0 p. )
Two-thirds of lot 14, Columbia Ward, Savannah, Georgia.
Item 3: Deed to Joseph Cumming and Susan Mary Maxwell, 1845 March 1
One-third of lot 14, Columbia Ward, Savannah, Georgia. Deed presented at their marriage.