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Butts County - State / County / City Court - Minutes of Meetings

 Series
Identifier: 118-03-026

Scope and Contents

This series consists of bound volumes of minutes which document some of the civil and criminal complaints filed in the court for the inclusive date span listed and other official county matters. Information presented in these volumes includes: (1) date and term of court; (2) names of parties in action; (3) a brief description of the charge complained of; (4) disposition of case; (5) names of jurors (not always given); (6) presentments of Grand Juries, and (7) appointments of Land Processioners, Road Commissioners and other County Officials for the purpose of conducting county business. The complaints charged in civil cases usually involved debts and other property matters and those made in criminal cases included simple larceny, carrying concealed weapons, and assault and battery charges.

Dates

  • Created: 1866-1890

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

0.20 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Entries are arranged and listed by date and term of court. There is an index in one volume in which the names of some of the parties in action and other individuals involved in county business affairs are listed in alphabetical order by the initial letter of their surname.

Creator

Title
Butts County - State / County / City Court - Minutes of Meetings
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