Butts County - Justice of Peace Court - Civil Dockets
Scope and Contents
The bound volumes comprising this series document the civil complaints filed in this court for the inclusive date span listed. Information in them includes: (1) names of plaintiffs and defendants; (2) type of case included; (3) date of issue of summons; (4) case number; (5) date and term of court; (6) disposition of case or judgment rendered; (7) names of attorneys involved (usually not given), and (8) number of the Georgia Militia District in which the court was located. Most of these cases involved actions concerning accounts, promissory notes, mortgage foreclosures and other property matters.
- Created: 1842-1940
- Butts County (Ga.) (Organization)
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4.90 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Entries are arranged and listed in chronological order by date and term of court and thereunder by case number. A few of the volumes have an index in which the plaintiffs are listed in alphabetical order by the initial letter of their surname. The volumes are listed in chronological order.
- Butts County - Justice of Peace Court - Civil Dockets
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