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Fourteen pages of original court documents from the State v. Sandifer case dating 1859. The case was heard in the State of Mississippi Lowndes County Circuit Court.
The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, charged Monroe Sandifer with assault and battery upon the body of an enslaved person, Major, belonging to Ann Hornsburger in 1859. Jasper Strickland was summoned to testify on behalf of the defendant. Strickland is listed as the "overseer for John Cox upper place".
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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. Sandifer Case File No. 1834. Lowndes County (Miss.) Circuit Court State Criminal Cases. Local Government Records, Billups-Garth Archives, Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System.