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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University: 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3653. Record from the Warren County (Kentucky) Equity and Criminal Court, of John, a slave, charged with the murder of Harriet Porter, the wife of his owner Uriah Porter. After being convicted in Allen County, John was granted a new trial at which he was acquitted.


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