State vs. Charles, a Slave

State vs. Charles, a Slave

Lower Court

  • Hamilton County

Date

  • 1847

Box

  • 473

Folder

  • 855

Transcript

Pleas at the Court House in Jasper in the Circuit Court for the County, of Hamilton Middle Circuit of Florida at the Fall Term 1840

Present his Honor George S. Hawkins Judge

Be it remembered that is the 20[th] day of October 1840 The Grand Jury in and for the body of Courts of Hamilton returned into Court a [?] Bill of Indictment which is in words and figures following to wit

State of Florida

In the Circuit Court for the Middle Circuit of the State of Florida for Hamilton County at October term in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one Hamilton County, to wit,

The Jurors of the state of Florida in and for the body of the County of Hamilton upon their oath present That Charles a negro man slave the slave and property of one Henry Pennington, late of the County of Hamilton aforesaid in the Circuit and State aforesaid on the second day of October in the year of our Lords One thousand eight hundred and forty one with force and arms at the County of Hamilton aforesaid Circuit and State aforesaid in and upon one Zilpha