From the book Confederate Petitions, 1860. This book is held in the Probate Judge's office at the courthouse in Clayton, GA and contains the entire, original, hand-written census for 1860.
Page 4, Confederate Petitions, 1860 Social Statistics - Rabun County Georgia for the year ending June 1, 1860. James Bleckley, enumerator. VALUATION OF ESTATE, REAL AND PERSONAL Real Estate $275,046 Personal Estate $426,784 Total $701,830 How valued? owner and Asst. Marshall True valuation $701,830 ANNUAL TAXES HOW PAID State $480 cash County $240 Poor $20 COLLEGES, ACADAMIES, AND SCHOOLS No. Type No. No. Rec'd from Rec'd from Teachers Pupils Public Funds other sources 1 Acadamy 1 50 $89.00 24 13 Common 13 351 $627.00 179 SEASONS AND CROPS What crops are short? Oats To what extent? 7/8 Usual average crop 20 bushels per acre LIBRARIES No. Kind No. of Volumes 6 S. School 169 RELIGION No. of Denomination No. each Value of Churches will accomodate Church property 8 Methodist 200 1400 12 Baptist 200 1700 WAGES Average monthly wages to a farm-hand 10 Average to a day-laborer with board 50 cts. Average to a day-laborer without board 75 Average day wages to a carpenter without board 150 Weekly wages to a female domestic with board 1:00 Price of board of laboring men per week 1:50
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