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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County, State v. Hague, Case File No. 260
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Twenty pages of original court documents from the State v. Hague case dating 1842. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Adeline Hague with murder of her infant female child in June 1842. At the time of the trial, Hague, a single woman, was living in Chickasaw County, Mississippi. The body of the victim was concealed by both Hague and an enslaved woman named Mary. Jeremiah Moore found the body of the infant while plowing on the day the child was born. Hague claimed the child was born deceased.
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State v. Hague Case No. 260, Box 1, Lowndes County Circuit Court State Cases Criminal Files Collection
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. Hague Case File No. 260. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.