A Guide to the Washington County, Virginia, Court Notice of Payment for Slave Autopsy,1860 Washington County, Virginia, Court Notice of Payment for Slave Autopsy Ms2011-045

Washington County, Virginia, Court Notice of Payment for Slave Autopsy, 1860

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-045


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Processed by: Jonathan Grunert, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2011-045
Title
Washington County, Virginia, Court Notice of Payment for Slave Autopsy, 1860
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Kreger, John S., Court Clerk
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of a court document, May 28, 1860, Washington County, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Washington County, Virginia, Court Notice of Payment for Slave Autopsy, Ms2011-045, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

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 Slave Autopsy was completed in May 2011.


Biographical Information

The document mentions a suit brought by Dr. E. M. Campbell against Edward E. Lathim, both of Washington County, Virginia.

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 Lathim's slave Jessee, said to be killed near Bristol.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Campbell, Edward M., Dr.
  • Lathim, Edward E.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Washington County (Va.)
  • Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South

Contents List

Folder 1
Court Document, May 28, 1860

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Campbell, Edward M., Dr.
  • Kreger, John S., Court Clerk
  • Lathim, Edward E.