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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County, State v. Fields, Case File No. 264
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Thirteen pages of original court documents from the State v. Fields case dating 1843. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Joseph W. Fields with quartering his enslaved persons upon a plantation one mile from his residence and for failing to procure an overseer capable of performing patrol in 1842. Fields was convicted and fined $500 in 1844. A decree from Albert G. Brown, Governor of Mississsippi, declared Fields' fine remitted as of April 17, 1844.
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Columbus--Mississippi; Lowndes County (Miss.).
State v. Fields Case No. 264, 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. Fields Case File No. 263. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.