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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County, State v. Humphries, Case File No. 502
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Six pages of original court documents from the State v. Humphries case dating 1847. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged William W. Humphries, laborer, with quartering his enslaved persons named Ellen, Susan, and Matilda on a lot in the town of Columbus not immediately connected with the lot upon which is the usual dwelling house and residence of the said Humphries and that the said enslaved persons were not under the care, control, or employment of any other person on October 11, 1847 .
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State v. Humphries Case File No. 502. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.