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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County, State v. Price, Case File No. 39
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Twelve pages of original court documents from the State v. Price case dating 1837. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged James Price, a laborer, with two crimes. First, with larceny for stealing an enslaved person, Edmund, owned by Joel Neil on February 20, 1837. Price lived in Lowndes County, Mississippi and Neil lived in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Edmund was valued at $1,000. Second, with stealing two male bay mules from Charles Eggleston on September 8, 1837. The mules were valued at $200.
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State v. Price Case No. 39, 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. Price Case File No. 39. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.