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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Monroe County, State v. Hendrick, Case File No. 10
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Twenty-four pages of original court documents from the State v. Hendrick case dating 1829. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Monroe County (later Lowndes County) Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Monroe County (later Lowndes County), charged Gustavus Hendrick with attempting to hire, bribe, and induce William Bray, a Frenchman, to murder Alexander Carter and Thomas Townsend. The bribe occurred on November 26, 1829 at Silas McBee's house. Hendrick offered two unnamed enslaved persons in exchange for said murders.
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State v. Henrick Case No. 10, 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. Hendrick Case File No. 10. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.