|Creator:||Georgia. Superior Court (Putnam County).|
|Title:||Putnam County (Ga.) Superior Court docket ledgers|
|Quantity:||3.0 Linear feet (2 oversize boxes)|
Putnam County is a county located in Georgia, the county seat of which is Eatonton.
This collection consists of the court dockets for the Superior Court of Putnam County, Georgia. The information in the ledgers includes types of crimes; monetary recompense; and names of plaintiffs, defendants, and judges. The Criminal Docket lists various crimes such as, "keeping open a tippling house on Sabbath," "assault with intent to murder," "counterfeiting," and "furnishing a slave with spirituous liquor." The Sheriff sale ledger lists the property owner and their property to be sold, sometimes including slave names.
Putnam County (Ga.) Superior Court docket ledgers, ms 3695. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Purchased from the William Reese Co. in 2011.