PURSUANT TO AN ORDER MADE BY THE HONORABLE CIRCUIT COURT NOW IN SESSION ON THE 26TH INSTANT I HAVE SERVED WITH A SUMMONS UPON THE FOLLOWING LAWFULL MEN AS JURORS TO ATTEND ON SATURDAY NEXT AT 8 OCLOCK TO TRY ALLEN A SLAVE OF A CHARGE OF THE CRIME OF ARSON... H.M WARREN SHRFF. Trial of a. Slave for Arson.
PURSUANT TO AN ORDER MADE BY THE HONORABLE CIRCUIT COURT NOW IN SESSION ON THE 26TH INSTANT I HAVE SERVED WITH A SUMMONS UPON THE FOLLOWING LAWFULL MEN AS JURORS TO ATTEND ON SATURDAY NEXT AT 8 OCLOCK TO TRY ALLEN A SLAVE OF A CHARGE OF THE CRIME OF ARSON... H.M WARREN SHRFF.

PURSUANT TO AN ORDER MADE BY THE HONORABLE CIRCUIT COURT NOW IN SESSION ON THE 26TH INSTANT I HAVE SERVED WITH A SUMMONS UPON THE FOLLOWING LAWFULL MEN AS JURORS TO ATTEND ON SATURDAY NEXT AT 8 OCLOCK TO TRY ALLEN A SLAVE OF A CHARGE OF THE CRIME OF ARSON... H.M WARREN SHRFF.

[Lawrence County, AL]: 1828 March 27. Autograph manuscript document, signed by Sheriff Warren, attesting to having served 33 citizens named in the manuscript with process to appear on the designated date as potential jurors. Fine.

Sheriff Hugh M. Warren [born c.1800], a farmer, was the third sheriff of Lawrence County. Jurors include: Green K. Hubbard [1786-1876], Deputy Surveyor of the Northern District of Alabama and member of Alabama House of Representatives in 1822; Crockett McDonald [1801-1857], probate judge, postmaster, county treasurer, mayor of Moulton, and a minister; John Birdwell [1770-1854] was one of the founders of the Birdwell Springs Baptist Church in 1819; John Gregg, third clerk of the Lawrence County Court, fought in the Texas Revolution. He and his family were attacked by Indians; his wife and son were killed, and another son held as a prisoner for several years; John McBride was a tax collector; William Boyd, a postmaster; William Warren, farmer; Samuel Meredith; James McCord; James Woodfin; Michael Waldrope; Benjamin Jones; Isaac Barnett; William Ferguson; Thomas Couch; William Hodges; Samuel T. Anderson; Daniel Frasier; Frederick Hood; Henry Tauctoth [?]; Thomas McCraus; William Boyd; William Honey; George D. Clair; Nathaniel Burnum; George W. Staneroad; Samuel R. Oats; John McClellan; George W. Smyth; John Wallace; Wright McMahon; and Claiborne W. Saunders. Item #37456

Price: $500.00