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GOVERNOR - CONVICT AND FUGITIVE RECORDS - REWARDS CORRESPONDENCE - Lincoln - Taylor
Other Level — doc: 3711
Identifier: DOC 3711
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of records relating to rewards offered by the Governor of Georgia for the arrest and conviction of felons. By a law of 1872, the Governor was authorized to offer rewards not to exceed $250 for non-capital felonies or $500 for capital felonies. The series is composed of correspondence from: (1) private citizens and local officials describing various crimes and requesting that rewards be offered to solve the crime, (2) the Governor informing local officials of his...
Dates: Created: 1920-1940