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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County State v. Sherman, Case File No. 1136
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Twelve pages of original court documents from the State v. Sherman case dating 1855. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged George W. Sherman with unlawfully quartering his enslaved persons, totalling more than six in number, more than one mile from his personal residence and not keeping or employing with said enslaved persons an overseer or a white male person capable of performing patrol duty on April 5, 1855.
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State v. Sherman Case File No. 1136. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.