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Box SC1850-1899.005


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Depositions of Peyton and Jane Graves, 1853, 21 August

 File — Box: SC1850-1899.005, Folder: 4234.01
Content Description From the Collection: These depositions contain the 1853 testimony of plantation owner Peyton Graves and his wife, Jane Graves, regarding the case of their neighbor Elva Jenkins against her husband, doctor and plantation owner Edwin Jenkins. The documents consist of a series of answers to "Interrogatories" or "Interrogations" posed separately to Peyton and Jane Graves regarding how they knew the Jenkins family and the goings-on they witnessed in the Jenkins household--in particular, a violent incident in which Elva...
Dates: 1853, 21 August