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Ten pages of original court documents from the State v. Hairston case dating 1859. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Nicholas Hairston with violating the Sabbath in 1859. Specifically, he is accused of employing his enslaved man in labor on a Sunday by setting out potato slips which was not in the ordinary househould of daily necessity or other work of necessity or charity.
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State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court State Criminal Case Files Collection. Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System (Miss.).
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State v. Hairston Case File No. 1870. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.