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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County State v. Francis, Case File No. 912
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Four pages of original court documents from the State v. Francis case dating 1853. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged John Francis, laborer, with bartering with enslaved persons on April 12, 1853. Specifically the State alleged that Francis bought two turkeys and produce from said enslaved person without the consent in writing from the master, owner, overseer, or employeer.
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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. Francis Case File No. 912. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.