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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County, State v. Osgood, Case File No. 564
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Fourteen pages of original court documents from the State v. Osgood case dating 1848. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Willis Osgood with selling whiskey, a spiritous liquor, to several enslaved persons on March 20, 1848. Billy, a boy, was in the custody and service of Alfred R. Wolfington. Levin was in the custody and service of William C. World, but owned by Rufus Watson. Unknown number of enslaved persons were in the possession and service of William G. Lightfoot. Unknown number of enslaved persons were owned by James Ekford.
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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. Osgood Case File No. 564. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.