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Title Presentment of the Grand Jury of Talbot County, Georgia
Catalog Number Georgia002.001
Object Name Indictment
Scope & Content This two page handwritten indictment infers that the problems faced by the south before and during the Civil War were caused by the Jews. It is thought that this indictment may have been one of the reasons Lazarus Straus chose to move his family from Talbotton to Columbus, Georgia.
Date 1862 September
Collection Georgia
People Straus, Lazarus