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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County, State v. Matthews, Case File No. 137
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Ten pages of original court documents from the State v. Matthews case dating 1840. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Benjamin Matthews with compounding a fellony in not prosecuting two enslaved men for fellonously breaking into the dwelling of Benjamin Matthews on April 13, 1840 and stealing 200 pounds of bacon and 200 pounds of pork, a value of $40 dollars. Enslaved persons were the property of Robert Hairston.
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Columbus--Mississippi; Lowndes County (Miss.).
State v. Matthews Case No. 137, 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. Matthews Case File No. 137. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.