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Washington County, Virginia, Court Notice of Payment for Autopsy of Jessee, an Enslaved Person

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-045

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a Court Document, May 28, 1860, Washington County, Virginia, signed by John S. Kreger, likely a Court Clerk. This document orders Edward E. Lathim to pay E. M. Campbell $20.00 for a post-mortem examination of Jessee, a person enslaved by Lathim, said to be killed near Bristol.

Dates

  • May 28, 1860

Creator

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Washington County, Virginia, Court Notice of Payment for Autopsy of Jessee, an Enslaved Person must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Biographical Information

The document mentions a suit brought by Dr. E. M. Campbell against Edward E. Lathim, both of Washington County, Virginia. The suit concerns payment due for a post-mortem examination of Jessee, an enslaved person, said to be killed near Bristol, but without further identifying information.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of a Court Document, May 28, 1860, Washington County, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Collection purchased by Special Collections in February 2011.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Washington County, Virginia, Court Notice of Payment for Autopsy of Jessee, an Enslaved Person was completed in May 2011.

Title
A Guide to the Washington County, Virginia, Court Notice of Payment for Autopsy of Jessee, an Enslaved Person, 1860
Subtitle
A Collection in Special Collections
Status
Completed
Author
Jonathan Grunert
Date
©2011 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308