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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County State v. Dowsing, Case File No. 692
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Eight pages of original court documents from the State v. Dowsing case dating 1850. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged William Dowsing, Sr., laborer, with unlawfully quartering his slave named Hercules in a house on a lot not immediately connected with the lot upon which is the usual dwelling house and residence of the said Dowsing in the town of Columbus on March 1, 1850.
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Columbus--Mississippi; Lowndes County (Miss.).
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. Dowsing Case File No. 692. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.