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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County State v. Weaver, Case File No. 1123
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Eight pages of original court documents from the State v. Weaver case dating 1855. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Samuel Weaver with the murder of an enslaved man named Will with a pole axe and a large piece of timer on April 1, 1855. Will was owned by William L.C. Gerdine.
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State v. Weaver Case File No. 1123. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.