|Acts||Acts of the General Assembly|
|ADD||Georgia Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb, Annual Report|
|AU||Trevor Arnett Library, Atlanta University Center, Atlanta|
|BTM||Board of Trustees' Minutes|
|CG||Comptroller General, Annual Report|
|CRSG||Candler, Confederate Records of the State of Georgia|
|EU||Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University, Atlanta|
|"FSSTNS"||Wallenstein, "From Slave South to New South"|
|GAB||Georgia Academy for the Blind, Annual Report|
|GDAH||Georgia Department of Archives and History, Atlanta|
|GSL||Georgia State Library, Atlanta|
|ICM||Inferior Court Minutes|
|JHR||Journal of the House of Representatives|
|JS||Journal of the Senate|
|LA||Lunatic Asylum of the State of Georgia, Annual Report|
|MSR||Milledgeville Southern Recorder|
|SCM||Superior Court Minutes|
|SCS||State Commissioner of Schools, Report|
|UGA||University of Georgia|
When the Acts, JHR, or JS are cited, the date(s) in parentheses denote the legislative session.
In the reports of state officers and institutions -- ADD, CG, GAB, LA, PEN, and Treas.--the date(s) in parentheses indicate the fiscal year(s) covered in the report.
Some reports are numbered; in those cases, the number precedes the date.
References are to Georgia unless another state is specified.
Volumes of U.S. Statutes at Large are cited by title and volume number.
Published census materials are cited by volume title, but they appear in the bibliography under U.S. Census Bureau.