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Wilkes Co. (Washington), GA, 
Newspaper Abstracts,
1802, 1805-1809
 
The Monitor newspaper, published in Washington, Wilkes Co., GA, was one of the earliest newspapers in the northeast section of Georgia. Abstracts include marriage and death notices, personal ads, sales of property, legal notices, letters remaining in the post office, sheriff's sales, tax collector's sales, election returns, and any other articles of interest that named the local citizens, and a few on the National level. Notices and articles from many other Georgia counties were sent to this newspaper. Indexes: personal name, slave (master), and subject/place.
8-1/2 x 11", 363 + xii pages, hardbound - $30.00.
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Wilkes Co. (Washington), GA,
Newspaper Abstracts,
1810-1815, Vol. II
 
Abstracts for the Monitor (6 Jan 1810 - 6 Jan 1815), and The Friend and Monitor (13 Jan 1815 - 22 Dec 1815). Abstracts include classified and legal ads; letters at the post office; lists of tax defaulters; marriages; death or divorce notices; all types of estate sales; articles about events leading up to the Creek Indian Wars in 1812 and 1813, Indian hostilities, etc. Clippings are for many Georgia counties, but the majority are for: Baldwin, Clarke, Columbia, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Lincoln, Oglethorpe and Wilkinson.
8-1/2 x 11", 307 + xii pages, hardbound - $30.00.