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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County State v. Smyles, Case File No. 871
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Four pages of original court documents from the State v. Smyles case dating 1852. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged William Smyles, laborer, with unlawfully selling a certain commodity to, as well as buying a certain produce from, a certain enslaved person without the consent in writing of the master, owner, overseer, or employer of said enslaved person on October 12, 1852.
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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. Smyles Case File No. 871. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.