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    George Walton Document Signed as Chief Justice of Georgia "Geo Walton". One page, partially printed, 7.5" x 11.5", Chatham County, Georgia, October 1, [circa 1785]. George Walton (1749-1804), a signer of the Declaration of Independence, signs a petition brought by plaintiff, Lewis B. Keall against Samuel Hammond in the matter of non-payment for 46 barrels of rice. The document is uniformly toned with a rather ragged right edge, however, Walton's signature is bold and the document is generally in very good condition. Mounted to the verso is a receipt for the rice in question.

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