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Lumpkin County (Ga.) commitment of enslaved people to jail

Lumpkin County (Ga.) commitment of enslaved people to jail

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lumpkin County (Ga.) commitment of enslaved people to jail
Creator: Lumpkin County (Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1856 June 1
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3538
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one commitment of enslaved people to jail, signed June 1, 1856, by James Cantrell, J.P., James Barnes, J.P., and Isaac J. Elliott, J.P. (State of Georgia, Lumpkin County), detailing the custody of four enslaved boys detained for suspicion of breaking, entering, stealing, and arson. The four named in the letter "…belonging to and the property of Jacob Martin of the county of Forsyth by the names of Andy and Eleck or Alexander…belonging to and the property of Samuel Julian of Forsyth County, by the names of Marion and Sampson…"


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lumpkin County (Ga.) commitment of slaved people to jail, ms3537, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Slaves -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Commitment , 1856 June 1