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GOVERNOR - EXECUTIVE DEPT. - POOR AND ACADEMY SCHOOL LISTS - Jasper County, Academies: R through T - Wilkinson County, Poor and Public Schools

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Scope and Contents From the Series: These records are poor school and academy lists of school children or their parents from 45 Georgia counties for the years 1826 through Local officials created the lists as a census in the various counties, transmitted the lists to the Governor so he could use the lists as the basis to allocate the annual poor school fund. The allocation was distributed to the counties per their number of poor white children. A poor white family in 1823 was defined as those persons paying less than $.50...
Dates: Created: 1826-1866