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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County State v. Adam, Case File No. 924
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Eight pages of original court documents from the State v. Adam case dating 1853. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Adam, an enslaved man, with the attempted murder of Silas Cook, a white person, with a pistol loaded with gunpowder and divers leaden bullets on October 10, 1853. Adam was owned by Nancy Barmore.
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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. Adam Case File No. 924. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.