Item Details

Letter to Charles T. Green, Esq [manuscript] 1847 June 14.

Chilton, Samuel; Green, Charles T; Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
Chilton advises Green on the status of a case involving claims made against Mr. Williams by Mr. Evans regarding payment for bond and securities for a slave blacksmith owned by Mr. Fleming.
Description
2 p.
Cite as
Samuel Chilton letter to Charles T. Green, 1847 June 14, Accession #15869, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2014/2015.
Biographical Note
Samuel Chilton was a lawyer in Warrenton, Virginia who served for one term in the United States House of Representatives from 1843 to 1845 (representing the Whig party). The 1840 He was also a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention from 1850 to 1851. He is listed in the 1850 census as owning 4 slaves. During the trial of John Brown in 1859 (for Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry), he was appointed as a defense attorney. He is buried in the Warrenton Cemetery.
Technical Details

  • LEADER 01948ctm a2200313Ia 4500
    001 u6444338
    003 SIRSI
    008 140807e18470614vau eng d
    040
      
      
    a| VA@ c| VA@
    100
    1
      
    a| Chilton, Samuel, d| 1804-1867
    245
    1
    0
    a| Letter to Charles T. Green, Esq. h| [manuscript], f| 1847 June 14.
    300
      
      
    a| 2 f| p.
    520
      
      
    a| Chilton advises Green on the status of a case involving claims made against Mr. Williams by Mr. Evans regarding payment for bond and securities for a slave blacksmith owned by Mr. Fleming.
    524
      
      
    a| Samuel Chilton letter to Charles T. Green, 1847 June 14, Accession #15869, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
    545
      
      
    a| Samuel Chilton was a lawyer in Warrenton, Virginia who served for one term in the United States House of Representatives from 1843 to 1845 (representing the Whig party). The 1840 He was also a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention from 1850 to 1851. He is listed in the 1850 census as owning 4 slaves. During the trial of John Brown in 1859 (for Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry), he was appointed as a defense attorney. He is buried in the Warrenton Cemetery.
    590
      
      
    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2014/2015.
    650
      
    0
    a| Slavery z| Virginia.
    650
      
    0
    a| Slaves z| Virginia.
    650
      
    0
    a| Personal Property z| Virginia.
    650
      
    0
    a| Lawyers z| Virginia.
    651
      
    0
    a| Fauquier County (Va.) x| History y| 19th century.
    655
      
    7
    a| Letters (Correspondence). 2| aat
    700
    1
      
    a| Green, Charles T. d| active 1847
    710
    2
      
    a| Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund u| Special Collections, University of Virginia 5| ViU
    596
      
      
    a| 10
    999
      
      
    a| MSS 15869 w| ALPHANUM i| X031596177 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

Availability

Loading availability information...