New. No Jacket. By: Robert S. Davis, Jr., Pub. 1987, Reprinted 2008, 435 pages, Hard Cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-600-2. Here are more unique and little known records from the Georgia Archives to fill in gaps on your family tree and answer question that have nagged you for years. This book includes How To Research Asylum, Prison, and Murder Record in Georgia; Divorces Found in Georgia Acts 1793-1868; name Changes of Illegitimate and Adopts in Acts of the Georgia Legislature, 1800-1856 (by John E. Moseley); Federal Direct Tax Defaulters in Georgia, 1812; Georgia Widows and Orphans of the War of 1812; First Book of the Georgia Insane Asylum, 1842-1853; Georgia Civil War Depredations; Artificial Limbs Given to Georgia Civil War veterans; Racial Violence in Georgia, 1868-1871; the Georgia Widows and Orphans of the Civil War Lottery, 1866-1876; Prison Records, 1877-1886; Petitions for Pardons and Paroles, 1858-1942, Contains the names of approximately 12, 000 persons.
New. 0893082910. 452 pages; The contents of this book include chapters on: Horse Thieves and Other Charming People, 1754-1823; Liars, 1810-1938-the Georgia Land Lottery Fraud Papers; Convicts, 1817-1850-Convict Records; Murders, Murderers and Murder Victims, 1823-1969-from Governor's Proclamations (issued for offering rewards for killers who had fled justice, 1823-1960; Convicts, 1831-1871-which includes prison, number or name and aliases, date entered prison and county in which convicted; Insane Asylum Inmates, 1853-1870-which includes the person's number, name and county of residence and when admitted; Principal Keeper's Reports, 1866-1873, Lists of Convicts to Fill Gaps in the chapter on Convicts; Racial Incidents, 1865-1868-reports of racial violence against blacks in Reconstruction Georgia; Central register of Convicts, 1867-1879-this continues the earlier chapters on Murders, etc; More Murders, Murderers, and Murder Victims, 1869-1900-a continuation of the earlier chapter on this subject; Central register of Convicts, 1872-1897-a continuation of a listing of convicts...and Other Sources Equally Disgusting. This volume contains the names of over 13, 500 persons.
New. No Jacket. By: Robert S. Davis, Jr., Pub. 1982, Reprinted 2006, 452 pages, Hard Cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-291-0. The contents of this book include chapters on Horse Thieves and Other Charming People.
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