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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County, State v. Mills, Case File No. 642
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Eight pages of original court documents from the State v. Mills case dating 1849. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Lucy Mills, also known as Free Lucy, a free person of color, with keeping a disorderly house on June 1, 1849. Specifically, she allowed men and women, black and white, enslaved and free persons to gather at her house, during the day and at night, to engage in boisterous and tumultuous conversation, drinking, tippling, hollering, and misbehaving.
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State v. Mills Case File No. 642. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.