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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County State v. Jim, Case File No. 733
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Two pages of original court documents from the State v. Jim case dating 1850. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Jim, an enslaved person owned by Abram Bilton, with murdering another enslaved person named Allen, owned by James Loland, on September 16, 1850. The State alleged that Jim assaulted Allen with a pocket knife which led to Allen's death.
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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. Jim Case File No. 733. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.