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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County, State v. Doctor, Case File No. 261
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Six pages of original court documents from the State v. Doctor case dating 1842. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged an enslaved man named Doctor with murdering Leroy Shackelford, his owner, in June 1842. Doctor asserted that a fellow enslaved man named Wiley killed Shackelford, but that Doctor assisted in covering up the crime.
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Columbus--Mississippi; Lowndes County (Miss.).
State v. Doctor Case No. 261, 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. Doctor Case File No. 261. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.