Richmond County Slave Records

The Georgia Room is in possession of a wonderful historical treasure. Elaine Johnson and her staff at the Clerk of Superior Court have scanned the Richmond County Slave Books and the Slave Trials. The scans are on CDs and are available for viewing in the Georgia Room. The CDs contain the following records:

Richmond County Slave Books

Book 1: 1818-1818

Book2: 1818-1819

Book 3: 1815-1837

Book 4: 1847-1854


Richmond County Inferior Court Slave Trials

1815-1835 (2 Books & Summons)

**Disclaimer- the punishments listed for the slave trials are quite graphic. Please keep the historical era and events in mind when reading these records. **

by Aspasia Luster

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