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Sam Finney inquest

Sam Finney inquest

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sam Finney inquest
Creator: Scott, W. S.
Inclusive Dates: 1874 December 28
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 inquest
Collection Number: ms3930
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Sam Finney (d. 1874) was a freedman who was shot in the back of the head on December 26, 1874 in Baldwin County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one handwritten inquest on the murder of a freedman, Sam Finney, including the signed testimony of coroner W. S. Scott. The inquest is dated December 28, 1874, and records the murder as December 26.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sam Finney inquest, ms 3930, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Baldwin County (Ga.)
Court records.
Crime -- Georgia.
Finney, Sam, -1874

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Inquest, 1874 December 28