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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County, State v. Harriett, Case File No. 587
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Fourteen pages of original court documents from the State v. Harriett case dating 1848. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Harriet, an enslaved woman, with murdering her female child by beating her with a stick on September 18, 1848. Harriet was the property of Nelson Warren.
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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. Harriett Case File No. 587. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.