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Description

Four pages of original court documents from the State v. Ann case dating 1863. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.

Transcription

The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Ann, a slave, with arson. Specfically, she is accused of maliciously, unlawfully, and feloniously burning a certain [corn] crib and stable, in use, on the propterty of Richard Taylor in 1862.

Approximate Creation Date

1863

Time Period

1860-1869

Subjects

Slaveholders.; Slavery -- Mississippi.; Slavery -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources.; Slaveholders.; Slaves -- Social Conditions.; Crime and race.; Legal documents.; Negotiable instruments.; Crime--History.; Women--History.

Keywords

Slavery, Slaves, Circuit Court, State Court, Criminal Files, Enslaved persons, Lowndes County, Mississippi, Legal Instrument

Geographic Location

Columbus--Mississippi; Lowndes County (Miss.).

Object Type

Text

Physical Format

Document

Digital Format

TIFF

Digital ID

CLP_CircuitCourtCriminal_2212_StateVsAnn_1863

Source

State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court State Criminal Case Files Collection. Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System (Miss.).

Repository

Columus-Lowndes Public Library System

Publisher

Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries

Rights

Images, texts, transcriptions, and/or recordings reproduced in this document may be protected by copyright. Users who contemplate reproducing materials should determine ownership and, if restricted, seek permission before reproducing them. Whenever possible, the Local History Department (LHD) at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System will provide information about copyright owners and restrictions. The LHD provides this information as a service to aid researchers in determining the appropriate use of an item, but that determination ultimately rests with the researcher.

The State of Mississippi v. Ann, 2212 (Lowndes County Circuit Court. 1863)

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