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Census for Captain Clayton's District in Georgia

Census for Captain Clayton's District in Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Title: Census for Captain Clayton's District in Georgia
Creator: Georgia. Militia
Inclusive Dates: circa 1802
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1281
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Beginning in 1802, Georgia initiated periodic census-taking in various districts designated as militia districts. The captain commanding each district usually undertook the task of taking the census.

Scope and Content

The collection consistts of a census of Captain Clayton's District (or Eastern District), territory ceded by the United States to the State of Georgia, ca. 1802. Research indicates this area may have been in the area that became the first Walton County, Georgia (now Transylvania County, North Carolina). Signed by Richard Williamson, the census lists the names of heads of families, number of whites, number of blacks, and total population.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Census for Captain Clayton's District in Georgia, ms 1281. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Census records.
Georgia -- Census.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Census, circa 1802