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Baldwin County - Probate Court - Liquor Retailers Oath Books

 Series
Identifier: 105-02-004

Scope and Contents

This series contains bound volumes of liquor retailers oath books that contain the oaths taken by merchants who were licensed to sell liquor and distilled spirits in which they swore not to sell intoxicating beverages to any slaves or free persons of color without the written or verbal consent of the owner, overseer or employer of such slaves or free persons of color. After the Civil War in 1865, the oath was changed to exclude the sale to minors (white or colored) under 16 years of age.

Dates

  • Created: 1831-1890

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The volumes are in general decay and in the same condition as they were brought from the courthouse. The oaths within the books are listed chronologically by date of administration. There are no name indexes.
Title
Baldwin County - Probate Court - Liquor Retailers Oath Books
Author
Georgia Archives
Description rules
Local
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

Contact:
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States