Charles Smith deed
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Charles Smith deed

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Smith, Charles.
Title: Charles Smith deed
Dates: 1769
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1160

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information on Charles Smith is available.

John Walton (ca. 1738-1783) was born in Virginia. He was a delegate from St. Pauls Parish (Richmond County, Georgia) to the Georgia Provincial Congress, 1775, a member of the Georgia Executive Council, and a delegate from Georgia to the Continental Congress in 1778. His home was in Richmond County, where he was an active planter. His brother was George Walton.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a 1769 deed from Charles Smith to John Walton, both of St. Pauls Parish, for 200 acres in St. Pauls Parish, Georgia. St. Pauls Parish later became Richmond County. This document is a negative photocopy.

Index Terms

Richmond County (Ga.)
Smith, Charles.
Walton, John, approximately 1738-1783.

Location of Originals

Original deed in the Georgia Colonial Records, Conveyances, V, 1769-1771, in Department of Archives and History, Atlanta.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Charles Smith deed, MS 1160, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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



1Item 1: Deed. Charles Smith to John Walton, both of St. Pauls Parish, 200 acres in St. Pauls Parish, 1769 April 6 ( 3.0 p. ) (Negative photocopy.)