1826-02-01, Richard, Male, Violence (Punishment)
Richard, an enslaved man, was punished by Moses Waddel for laziness.
Partial Transcript: " 1 February... scolded Richard [and company] for idleness."
1824-11-26, Edmund, Male, Violence (Punishment)
Edmund, an enslaved man owned my Moses Waddel, was whipped by overseer, John Puryear.
Partial Transcript: "[November] 26th... went and saw my cotton picking... heard of John Puryear whipping Edmund which disturbed me... spoke with P. Puryear about his brother's whipping Edmund."
1824-10-18, Unnamed, Violence (Punishment)
Moses Waddel's enslaved persons were scolded due to their voracity and laziness.
Partial Transcript: "[October] 19th... went to plantation [and] scolded the negroes about their voracity and idleness."
1860, Jim Wood, Male, Violence (Punishment)
Jim Wood received whipping from Henry Hull after being accused of a misdemeanor.
Partial Transcript: "Jim dreaded the stout arm of the marshal, so he asked as a special favor that "Mas Henry" would whip him, promising the most irreproachable conduct in future if he would. He got off with a light punishment."
1862-07, Unnamed, Male, Violence (Punishment)
An enslaved man who was accused of assaulting a woman was arrested, tried, and hung in Athens, Georgia.
Partial Transcript: "The only case of mob law which ever occurred in Athens was in July, 1862. A negro belonging to Dr. Macon assaulted the wife of the overseer who had gone into the army"
1840, Unnamed, Violence (Punishment)
If enslaved persons were out past the 9 o'clock curfew, they were subject to whipping or confinement.
Partial Transcript: "It was discretionary with the Town Marshal to whip or confine all negroes found on the streets after nine o'clock"
1845, Unnamed, Violence (Punishment)
An enslaved person was lynched at the town hall in Athens, Georgia after being accused of rape.
Partial Transcript: "The old town hall was a historic spot. It was built to provide a market on the ground floor... it had howled with the mob that lynched a negro rapist, had smiled with the lights and decorations of the Flower Queen"
1856-05-19, Unnamed, Females, Violence (Harassment)
Enslaved females were harassed by a University student, Andrews of the sophomore class, to come in his college room with negative intentions.
Partial Transcript: "He was found on one Sunday afternoon sitting on the back steps of the College calling loudly to several negro girls to come in. There were strong reasons for thinking his habits were becoming bad."
1867-05-21, Unnamed, Violence (Physical assault)
A person of color was assaulted by a University student with a knife in a College Boarding House.
Partial Transcript: "W. S. Westmoreland, [freshman], for assaulting a Negro in a College Boarding House with a knife, was suspend from College for two weeks from date."
1850-01-29, Unnamed, Violence (Physical assault)
An enslaved person was attacked on the college campus by an intoxicated University student.
Partial Transcript: "Mr. Cone of the Sophomore class was required to withdraw from the College. He was charged with entering a private lot & attacking a servant without provocation; with disguising himself & walking in the streets in a disorderly manner on Sunday night; & with drinking intoxicating spirits.
1842-04-27, Unnamed, Female, Violence (Punishment)
An enslaved female was whipped because of her involvement in a University student's plan to give a obscene plate to a female at the Female Academy.
Partial Transcript: "It was rumored that he had handed to a servant of Mr. Hunt's a number of obscene & lascivious plates to be exhibited to the young ladies of the Female academy, that they had actually been exhibited--that the servant when whipped had given the name of Mr. Harper as the person whom she was told handed them to her"
1825-03-15, Unnamed, Violence (Harassment)
Enslaved persons were chased and harassed by three University students.
Partial transcript: "It was reported to the Faculty in session that George Graves, Hesekiah Rice and Wm. H. C. Reynolds were engaged in chasing Negroes in and about College thereby making much noise and disturbance, therefore by the Faculty resolved that they be admonished by the President."
1823-06-13, Unnamed, Male, Violence (Physical assault)
An enslaved person was physically assaulted at night by a University student, John Clark.
Partial Transcript: "Whereas John Clark has upon his own Confession been convicted of highly improper conduct in violently assaulting and maiming a negro without provocation, during the last vacation and at an unlawful hour of the night, and whereas the said Clark with John Scott, Robert Ware, & Thomas Ware, nave upon the same grounds been convicted of cruel and barbarous treatment to a poor deranged negro man, on Sunday the first of the month of June as well as of the term, and that during Morning service in the Chapel from which they were illegally absent, and whereas the said Clark was detected in several instances of prevarication."