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Complaint filed against a man charged with illegally holding a ten-year-old slave named Susan, valued at $1,000, Lawrence County, Alabama. The suit states that the defendant found the girl who was “casually lost.”

Image ID: 485391

Complaint filed against a man charged with illegally holding a ten-year-old slave named Susan, valued at $1,000, Lawrenc... (March 1845)


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Image Title

:  Complaint filed against a man charged with illegally holding a ten-year-old slave named Susan, valued at $1,000, Lawrence County, Alabama. The suit states that the defendant found the girl who was “casually lost.”

Created Date

: March 1845

Item/Page/Plate

: Folder "Alabama"

Notes

: Lest We Forget #110

Source

: Middleton A. "Spike" Harris papers, 1929-1977. / Slavery and Abolition

Source Description

: 18.2 lin. ft.

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division

Catalog Call Number

: Sc MG 34

Digital ID

: 485391

Record ID

: 300668

Digital Item Published

: 8-23-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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