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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.”

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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.”

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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.”
Collection

Middleton A. "Spike" Harris papers, 1929-1977.

Slavery and Abolition

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1929 - 1977
Date Created: 1845-03
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 34
Topics
Slavery
Notes
Content: Lest We Forget #110
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW89-A103
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11848343
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5c4122d0-c6bd-012f-ee9f-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1845: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "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.”" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1845. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c2b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "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.”" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c2b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1845). 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.” Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c2b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.”