Clayton Miscellaneous Items post-1828, includes Obituaries

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Articles extracted from newspapers held at American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts, on seed-fund for research from Georgia Gwinnett College. Other articles extracted from newspapers in Digital Library of Georgia, from newspapers on microfilm, or elsewhere as noted.

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1829 April27 Georgia Journal (Milledgeville, Georgia), p3 – Eleventh Election – Georgia’s Electors, includes Clayton, chooses Jackson

1829 June 3 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p3 – A. S. Clayton substitutes for Judge Holt in Augusta court

1829 June 22 Georgia Journal (Milledgeville, Georgia), p2 – Judge Clayton substitutes in Augusta court, editor explains practice

1829 July 7 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Legal Decision – Clayton decision re Sheriffs paying fees for advertising

1829 July 11 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p2 – Legal Decision – A. S. Clayton decision in Habersham re Sheriff printing

1829 July 18 Georgia Journal (Milledgeville, Georgia), p2 – Legal Decision – Judge Clayton decides case re Sheriffs and Printers in Habersham

1829 July 18 Macon Telegraph Clayton decision re Sheriff paying printers

1829 July 21 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Incorporation legislation of Athens in 1815, mentions Clayton

1829 July 28 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – directs readers to Clayton Salem decision on last page

1829 July 28 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p4 – Clayton’s Salem decision on power of corporations

1829 August 8 Georgia Journal (Milledgeville, Georgia), p2 – Judicial – Judge Clayton’s opinion in Sheriffs and Printers case

1829 August 12 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p2 – Commencement – A. S. Clayton, Jr and George R. Clayton, sons of A. S. Clayton, receive AM degrees from UGA

1829 August 18 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Clayton absent from Walton sup ct due to death of son, AS Clayton, jr

1829 August 18 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Obituary – AS Clayton, jr

1829 August 22 Macon Telegraph Clayton decision re regulating exhibitions in Salem

1829 August 25 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Demosthenian Hall – Memorial on death of AS Clayton, jr

1829 August 25 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Notice – Walton Sup Ct rescheduled due to death of AS Clayton, jr

1829 August 26 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p3 – Died – AS Clayton jr died in Athens

1829 September 5 Macon Telegraph Letter opposing Clayton decision re Salem (corporations)

1829 September 10 Transcribed Letter of A.S. Clayton to brother George R. Clayton, giving condolences on death of Eliza Clayton, George R. Clayton’s wife.  George R. Clayton Papers, Duke University Library Special Collections.

1829 September 23 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p3 – Died – Eliza Clayton of Milledgville, wife of George R. Clayton

18291010 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p2 – Talbot lists possible opponents to Forsyth for US Senate, includes AS Clayton

1829 October 10 Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, Georgia), p3 – letter re power of Presbyterians in UGA faculty notes Clayton not belonging to any church

1829 November 14 Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, Georgia), p2 – Clayton issues warrant in Sauders Case in Cherokee Nation

1829 November 17 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Directs readers to Clayton’s memorial re Am Rev vet on last page

1829 November 17 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p4 – Revolutionary Recollections – Clayton forwards account of William Hodges, AmRev vet

18291125 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p2 – Election of State Officers – GR Clayton distant 2nd for Treasurer

1829 November 25 Georgia Journal (Milledgeville, Georgia), p2 – Senatus Academicus – Speech of Judge Clayton – sisterhood of states comment

1829 December 1 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), pp2-3 – Gov Troup writes Clayton members of Senatus Academicus not to reject Church as UGA Prez

1829 December 8 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – editorial re Clayton and members of Senatus Academicus on Church as UGA President

1829 December 15 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p4 – Judge Clayton speech before Senatus Academicus – on Church as UGA President

1830c portraits of Augustin S. Clayton (now at Demosthenian Hall at University of Georgia) and Julia Carnes Clayton (current ownership unknown) Copy from descendant of A. S. Clayton.

1830 January 5 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – List of Letters – Clayton among those listed as having letters awaiting retrieval in Athens

1830 May 22 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p2 – George R. Clayton re-elected director Bank State of Georgia, Milledgeville

1830 June 1 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Clayton named to Athens committee to distribute Bibles to destitute of northern Georgia

1830 June 8 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – To the Citizens of Georgia – Letter of Lowndes supports states rights and suggests Clayton and others election to US House

1830 June 15 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – To the Editor of the Athenian – Clayton declines nomination to committee to distribute Bibles

1830 July 6 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Anniversary Celebration – Volunteer toasts include two expecting Clayton’s election to higher office

1830 July 13 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Anniversary Celebration Athens – contains volunteer toast suggesting Clayton’s election to Congress

1830 July 13 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Multiple legal notices by Howell Cobb Flournoy before Superior Ct Judge, AS Clayton, defending Flournoy against allegations of slave stealing

1830 August 10 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – explains Clayton annulling marriage of 10 year old in Dekalb County

1830 August 10 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p4 – Legal Decision – Case and Decision of Clayton in annulling marriage of 10 year old in Dekalb County

1830 August 11 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p2 – From Athens – reports Clayton’s case of marriage of 10 year old girl in DeKalb

1830 August 21 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p2 – Governor Gilmer rumored about to retire and expect Lumpkin and Clayton as rivals for post

1830 August 21 Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, Georgia), p3 – reprints Augusta Chronicle article on Clayton annulling marriage of 10 year old in DeKalb

1830 August 24 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Augusta Chronicle rumors that Clayton may run for Governor should Gilmer resign

1830 September 1 Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), p2 – editorial discounts rumor that Lumpkin or Clayton waiting for Gilmer to resign

1830 October 19 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Married – Clayton’s son, George R marries daughter of Gen Harris of Elbert Co

1830 November 23 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Convention of Judges, which includes Clayton, amends its own by-laws

1830 December 7 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – notice of memorial upon death of Cicero Holt during Hall County Sup Ct, with Clayton as Chair

1830 December 21 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Georgia, Jackson County – Clayton requires defendants living outside county to appear at next term of court

1831 January 4 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Married – Clayton performs wedding in Lexington, GA

1831 February 1 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – To Mechanics – Clayton as member Prudential Committee requests proposals for rebuilding burned college building

1831 March 1 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Presentments of the Grand Jury of Clarke County – thanks Clayton for general deportment during term

1831 April 5 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – UGA Trustee meeting lacks quorum, although Clayton and others present

1831 May 10 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Judicial – Trial of William Crowder in Dekalb Sup Ct April Term for murder, with remarks from Judge Clayton at sentencing

1831 May 10 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Case of William Crowder – Editorial remarks on case and Clayton’s remarks

1831 August 9 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Board of Trustees – Clayton in attendance while Board decides business of college

1831 August 16 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Clayton vindicated by editor as not involved in dispute of Thomas Haynes (Sparta) v Thomas Haynes (Gainesville)

1831 August 16 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Presentments of Grand Jury of Clark – Thanks Clayton for pithy charge

1831 December 27 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Law Notice – Clayton announce partnership in law office in Athens

1832 January 24 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – To the Public – NB Beal defends himself against allegations of adultery with A Walker’s wife, Clayton mutual friend

1832 January 24 Athenian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – To the Public – JC Edwards defends himself against allegations of adultery with A Walker’s wife, Clayton mutual friend

1832 February 2 Georgia Journal (Milledgeville GA) Clayton law firm & school announced

1832 March 1 Georgia Journal (Milledgeville GA) Clayton law firm & school announced

1832 May 1 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Sheriffs’ Sale – Clayton awarded 60 acres from Allen Barber v John Hamilton

1832 May 15 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p2 – To Correspondents – Clayton and others thanked for sending congressional documents to editor

1832 October 19 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Attention Men of ’76 – Revolutionary War Pension forms drawn up by Clayton available

1833 May 4 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Law Notice – Clayton’s law partnership with Harden dissolved May 1

1833 August 3 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Letter of Clayton re Cotton Seed Oil

1833 August 14 Georgia Journal (Milledgeville GA) Clayton on Cotton Seed Oil

1833 September 21 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), pp2-3 – Letter of Clayton defending Cotton Seed Oil article of Lancelot Johnson

1833 October 19 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – editor directs readers to letter by Lancelot Johnson re cotton seed oil machine w Clayton’s letter to follow next week

1833 October 19 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Cotton Seed Oil – Letter of Lancelot Johnson defends Clayton’s letter and offers to donate his patent to public

1833 October 26 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Letter of AS Clayton defends Lancelot Johnson’s Cotton Seed Oil Machine

1833 December 21 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Notice – Lost livestock last seen near Clayton’s plantation

1834 February 22 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – editor thanks Clayton and others for forwarding government documents

1834 July 5 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Report of Clayton to Franklin College faculty on Lyceum meeting in NYC

1834 July 19 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Cattle Show – Stevens Thomas’ lot, next to Clayton residence, before UGA commencement

1834 August 2 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Clayton chairs meeting proposing an association for UGA alumni

1834 September 20 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Proceedings Alumni Society Franklin College – Clayton elected president

1835 September 3 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Public Meeting – meeting at Commencement opposed to spread of abolitionist materials, Clayton active

1836 January 14 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Athens Female Academy – Clayton listed as the chair of trustees

1836 February 11 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p1 – Athens Female Academy – In longer advertisement, Clayton listed as the chair of trustees

1836 March 10 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p1 – Catalogue of the Officers and Students – Clayton listed as a Trustee, and son is sophomore

1836 March 17 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – General Pope’s Departure – Clayton’s son, Philip, listed as part of honor guard escorting Pope out of town

1836 August 6 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – The Commencement – Clayton chaired UGA Alumni Assn meeting that called for monthly magazine called Athenian

1836 August 6 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Prospectus – Clayton and UGA Alumni Assn announce monthly literary magazine called Athenian

1836 October 1 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p2 – editor, Albon Chase, says Clayton threatened him with physical violence

1837 March 25 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Found – furniture found outside former residence of GR Clayton in Athens

1837 October 14 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Married – Clayton’s daughter, Almyra, marries Joseph B Cobb

1837 November 16 The Emancipator (NYC), p1 – How Colonization is now defended – reports Clayton is strong supporter of Colonization

1838 January 6 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – WW Clayton on slate standing for election to Athens town commission

1838 January 13 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Town Elections – WW Clayton among those elected to Athens town commission

1838 February 17 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Ordinances for the Town of Athens 1838 – WW Clayton signs as sec treas of town commission

1838 March 24 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p1 – Catalogue of the Officers and Students – Clayton UGA trustee, son EP Clayton is in senior class

1838 June 2 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – EP Clayton chairs UGA student meeting to decry recent disruptions of public meetings

1839 January 5 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – WW Clayton elected town commission in Athens

1839 January 12 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Town Elections – WW Clayton becomes Sec Treas of Commission at its first meeting

1839 January 19 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Ordinances for the Town of Athens 1839 – WW Clayton aligns w Chase in debates

1839 March 9 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Married – Clayton’s son, EP Clayton, marries in Augusta

1839 May 3 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – EP Clayton offers Mulberry seed pods for sale

1839 May 3 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Hall Sheriff’s Sale – Clayton and Dearing win livestock in lawsuit

1839 May 31 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Clayton offers 250 shares of GA RR stock for sale at par

1839 June 4 Federal Union (Milledgeville, Georgia), p3 – Married – Clayton’s nephew, George R. Clayton, Jr. of Milledgeville, marries

1839 June 23 – A Discourse on the Occasion of the Death of the Hon Augustin S. Clayton, delivered in the College Chapel, Athens, Georgia, on the 23rd June, 1839 by the Rev Whitefoord Smith (Courtesy Internet Archive)

1839 June 23 – James Silk Buckingham, The Slave States of America (London: Fisher, Son & Co., 1842) Vol 2, pp 60-64 – Describes Clayton Funeral Extracted from digital copy found in Google Books.

1839 June 28 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Obituary – Augustin S. Clayton (1783-1839), followed by respects of Demosthenian Literary Society of UGA

1839 July 2 Georgia Journal (Milledgeville, Georgia), p3 – Death of Judge Clayton – Eulogy reprinted from Southern Whig of Athens

1839 July 2 Macon Georgia Telegraph, p3 – Died – notes Clayton’s death

1839 July 8 New-York Spectator (NYC), p3 – Died – Clayton death notice

1839 July 9 The North American (Philadelphia), p2 – Death of Judge Clayton -obit reprinted from Southern Banner of Athens

1839 July 11 Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC), p3 – Clayton death notice

1839 July 11 Edgefield Advertiser (Edgefield, South Carolina), p3 – lengthy obituary of Clayton reprinted from Whitefoord Smith’s Discourse

1839 July 12 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Whitefoord Smith’s sermon at Clayton’s funeral published

1839 July 13 Daily Herald and Gazette (Cleveland, Ohio), p3 – Clayton death notice

1839 July 13 New-Hampshire Statesman and State Journal (Concord, New Hampshire), p3 – Deaths – Clayton death notice

1839 July 13 Raleigh Register and NC Gazette (Raleigh, North Carolina), p2 – Epitome of News – includes short note Clayton died

1839 July 18 Tennessee Whig (Jonesborough, Tennessee), p3 – Obituary – editor comments on Clayton’s death

1839 July 19 Daily Republican (Savannah, Georgia), p2 – The late Judge Clayton – Charleston Mercury comments on Clayton’s personal traits

1839 July 18 Scioto Gazette (Chillicothe, Ohio), p2 – notes Clayton’s death

1839 July 26 Daily Republican (Savannah, Georgia), p2 – The late Judge Clayton – extract of Whitefoord Smith eulogy of Clayton at UGA Chapel

1839 July 27 Maumee City Express (Maumee City, Ohio), p2 – notice of Clayton’s death

1839 July 27 New England Review (Hartford, Connecticut), p2 – Death of Judge Clayton

1839 July 27 Newark Advocate (Newark, Ohio), p2 – Death of Judge Clayton

1839 August 5 Augustin S. Clayton Will, dated October 26, 1836, with first codicil March 11, 1837, and second codicil August 10, 1838, processed at Clarke County Court of Ordinary Athens, Georgia, Clarke County Probate Court, Will Record Book B, 1822-1844, pp 216-220.

1839 August 9 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Commencement – UGA Trustees filled slots opened by deaths of Clayton and others

1839 September 27 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Died – 1 year old grandson of Clayton, named for him

1839 December 28 Southern Banner (Athens, Georgia), p3 – WW Clayton part of slate running for town commission in Athens

1851 August 7 – Honorable George R. Gilmer – The Literary Progress of Georgia (Athens: Wm. N. White & Brother, 1851), p 24 An Address delivered in the College Chapel, at Athens Before the Society of Alumni, … on Thursday, August 7, 1851, being the Semi-Centennial Anniversary of Franklin College. Gilmer summarizes rise to financial success of A. S. Clayton. Courtesy of Internet Archive. Extracted by Michael Gagnon.

1855 February 15 Southern Watchman (Athens, Georgia), p2 – Judge Clayton – comments on article written by Philip Clayton defending his father, Augustin Clayton, against writings of George Gilmer

1855 February 15 Southern Watchman (Athens, Georgia), p2 – A Vindication of the Hon Augustin S Clayton Against the Aspersions of George R Gilmer, as contained in his Sketches of Georgia Written by Philip Clayton, son of A. S. Clayton.

1873 June 4 Southern Watchman (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Death of a Venerable Lady – Julia Carnes Clayton died June 3, 1873

1873 June 6 North East Georgian (Athens, Georgia), p3 – Death – Julia Carnes Clayton, relict of A. S. Clayton, died June 3, 1873

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