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Luther A. Donnell court record

 Collection — Folder: S3480
Identifier: S3480
Scope and Contents This collection includes a document from the 1848 spring term of the Decatur County Circuit Court in Indiana regarding the grand jury indictment of Luther A. Donnell for knowingly encouraging and assisting Amanda, a fugitive slave from Kentucky, in deserting her "master and owner," George Ray, on November 5, 1847. The indictment has several signatures, including those of prosecuting attorney J. S. Scobey, jury foreman A.R. Forsyth, and witnesses Woodson Clark (the reported slave catcher and...
Dates: 1848

Sarah S. Pratt "Why Doctor Grimes Whispered" memoir

 Collection — Folder: S1075
Identifier: S1075
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original copy of the 7 page memoir, "Why Doctor Grimes Whispered" from Sarah S. Pratt of Delphi, Indiana regarding the Indiana underground railroad. With the collection is a single page copy of two advertisements for runaway slaves from South Florence, Franklin County, Alabama, posted in the "Louisville Public Advertised", February 5, 1833. Also included in the collection is an insurance card for Home Insurance Company, Lafayette, with “Miss Sarah J....
Dates: undated

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