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- Martin, Joann and African-American Family History Association (Atlanta, Georgia), Slave Bills of Sale Project (Atlanta, Georgia : African-American Family History Association, 1986) At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL fiche 6049830–31; book 975.8 F2sL Digital version available through FHL catalog entry.
- Contents: Vol. 1. sect. 1. Atlanta, Augusta, Baldwin, Bartow, Bibb, Bryan -- v. 1. sect. 2. Burke -- v. 1. sect. 3. Campbell, Carroll, Cass, Chatham, Chattahoochee, Clarke, Cobb, Columbia, Columbus, Covington, Coweta, Dekalb, Dooly, Early, Elbert, Emanuel, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Gwinnett, Hancock, Henry, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Jones, LaGrange, Liberty, Lincoln, Lowndes, Lumkin -- v. 2. sect. 1. Macon, Madison, Marion, McIntosh, Meriwether, Milledgeville, Monroe, Morgan, Murray, Muscogee, Oglethorpe, Perry, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Richmond, Savannah, Spartanburg, Stewart, Sumter, Telfair, Troup, Twiggs, Upson, Walton, Washington, Whitfield, Wilkes -- v. 2. sect. 2. Unidentified counties -- v. 2. sect. 3. Freedmen and contractors. and contractors.
- Cotner, Neal N. Extractions of Slaves' Names from Select Georgia and Alabama Wills (SLC, Utah, 1992) FHL film 1697603 item 14 Extractions of slaves' names from wills of seven Traylor families of Troup, Jasper, and Upson counties, Georgia; and Lowndes and Dallas counties, Alabama. Wills dated from 1817 to 1860. 46 slaves listed.
- United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, Records of the assistant commissioner for the state of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869 : NARA, RG105, M798 (Washington D.C. : NARA, 1968) FHL films 1498626 (first of 36)
- "On the 36 rolls of this microfilm publication are reproduced the records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-69. A few papers are dated as early as 1862. The records consist of 34 volumes of communications sent, registers, and orders issued; and of unbound letters and reports received and miscellaneous papers. The documents were created or received by the Assistant Commissioner ...The records are part of Record Group 105, Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. ...The editorial material for this publication was prepared by Elaine Everly." -- P. 1, 8.
The library has bound numbers 791-800 together. Some numbers are missing.
- For more resources available at the Family History Library see Georgia Slavery and Bondage
- Stewart, Roma Jones, Africans in Georgia, 1870 (Chicago, Illinois : Homeland, c1993) Africans in Georgia, 1870
- Caldwell, Arthur Bunyan, History of the American Negro and His Institutions, Georgia Edition Volume 1
- Caldwell, Arthur Bunyan, History of the American Negro and His Institutions, Georgia Edition, Volume 2
- Access Genealogy: Georgia African American Genealogy
- Georgia Deaths 1914-1927
- State online resources for African-American genealogy: Georgia (African American Genealogy Examiner)
- Georgia's Virtual Vault
- Lowcountry Africana (Twitter: LCAfricana) is dedicated to documenting the family and cultural heritage of African Americans in the historic rice-growing areas of South Carolina, Georgia and extreme northeastern Florida.
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