Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Georgia (1749-1804). Partly-printed DS, signed “Geo. Walton,” one page, 7.5 x 12, October 1, 1784. As Chief Justice of Georgia, Walton signs a legal document. In part: "The Defendant Richard Howly and John McLean are hereby required personally, or by this Attorney, to be and appear before the Justices of the Superior Court…to answer the Plaintiff's Demands in an Action of Debt…to his Damage Two hundred and Sixteen pounds one shilling and seven pence." Signed at in the left margin by Chief Justice Walton and countersigned at the conclusion by Attorney General Samuel Stirk; also endorsed on the reverse by Stirk and others. In very good to fine condition, with partial splits to folds.