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The justice of the peace for Washington County, Tennessee instructs the sheriff to detain an individual for the "assault and battery on the body of Julia a Female Slave the property of Alexander Nelson now in the employment of Henry C. Stephenson." October 28, 1841.
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Justice of the Peace, Washington County, Tennessee, "Warrant for arrest. Charge: assault and battery on Julia, a slave. 1841, Washington County, Tennessee." (1841). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 325.
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