Brooks County - Quitman GA

Created December 11, 1858 with 492 miles taken from Lowndes and Thomas Counties. Named in Honor of Preston Smith Brooks (1819-1857).
In May 1869, Judge James L. Beaty, Ordinary of Brooks County, directed the county Treasurer to issue $2070.00 in county scrip in denominations
of one, two and five dollars. In August 1868 the treasury was $3500 in debt. By 1869 when the scrip was issued it had doubled. On March 14, 1871
 A. P. Perham, County Treasurer was authorized to issue $1900 in scrip and on May 11th was directed to issue an additional $850. The records show
that by January 1st 1874 all the county scrip had been redeemed. 


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G1--Printed date April 26, 1869----Payable on Jan 1, 1871; 1 crossed out and changed to a 3 Left : Indian Warrior Seated; 1 above,  Center : Moneta seated as on Georgia State
1864 issues;  title below,  Right : Indian Princess as on Confederate Type 35;  1 below,  Imprint : R. H. Howell, Eng. Savannah


Back of G1 BROOKS COUNTY center,  in fancy die; 1 either side on die;  all  in green
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G2--Printed date April 26--Payable on Jan. 1, 1871; 1 crossed out and changed to a 3 Left : Indian warrior seated, 2 above,  Center : Moneta seated with treasury chests, train in
background; title below, Right : Indian Princess as on Confederate Type 35;  2 below,  Imprint : R. H. Howell, Eng. Savannah


Back of G2 BROOKS COUNTY center,  in fancy die; 2 either side on die;  all  in green
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G2a--Printed date April 26, 1869--Payable on Jan. 1, 1872; 2 crossed out and changed to a 3 Description - Similar to a previous $2.00 note G2 except for the payable date,
Imprint : R. H. Howell, Eng. Savannah
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G5--Printed date April 26, 1869--Payable Jan. 1, 1871; 1 crossed out and changed to a 3 Left : Indian warrior seated, 5 above,  Center : Maiden seated with cornucopia, ships
rudder & anchor;  title below, Right :  Indian Princess as on Confederate Type 35;  5 below,  Imprint : R. H. Howell, Eng. Savannah

Back of G5 BROOKS COUNTY center,  in fancy die; 5 below;  all  in green