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Chattahoochee County - Justice of the Peace - Appearance Dockets

 Series
Identifier: 126-04-003

Scope and Contents

This series is composed of bound volumes which document the civil and criminal complaints filed in the court for the inclusive dates listed. Information presented in them includes: (1) case number (often not given); (2) names of attorneys (often not given); (3) names of litigants; (4) type of charge complained of; (5) Georgia Militia District number in which the court was located; (6) date the summons was issued; (7) constable's entry concerning disposition of case; (8) date and term of court; (9) disposition of case; (10) an enumeration of court costs, and (11) date of issue of execution. The type of complaint charged in criminal cases was usually assault and battery and in civil cases usually involved recovery of property such as liens, promissory notes and mortgages.

Dates

  • Created: 1882-1912

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

0.60 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Entries are arranged and listed in chronological order by date and term of court. There is no index listing the litigants in alphabetical order by their surname.
Title
Chattahoochee County - Justice of the Peace - Appearance Dockets
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