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State of Mississippi, Circuit Court Criminal Case, Lowndes County State v. Shaw, Case File No. 1148
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Eight pages of original court documents from the State v. Shaw case dating 1855. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged James S. Shaw, laborer, with unlawfully permitting enslaved persons in his control to reside on a certain lot in the incorporated town of Columbus not immediately connected with the lot upon which was in the usual dwelling house residence of said Shaw nor was the said dwelling house and residence of where the enslaved persons resided on April 5, 1855.
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Columbus--Mississippi; Lowndes County (Miss.).
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State v. Shaw Case File No. 1148. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.