Docket related to the case of Godrey, and enslaved boy

Item

Identifier

Q0000133364

Title

Docket related to the case of Godrey, and enslaved boy

Rights

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Type

text

Creator

Moore, Andrew B.

Date

1858 May 4

Description

The docket for the case of Godfrey, an enslaved boy, whose execution was stayed for only several months by Andrew B. Moore. Godfrey was convicted of murdering a white boy but citizens of Mobile petitioned to have him pardoned because of his young age.

Format

docket

Language

English

Place

Mobile County (Ala.)

Publisher

Alabama Department of Archives and History. (electronic version)

Contributor

Darrin Federspill, Julia Brock

Relation

Q0000133362_Q0000133363, Q0000133365_Q0000133368

transcription

Godfrey, Slave, tried
for the crime of murder
further execution of sentence
suspended until 16/
July next

Iss: May 4 1858
Rd
[Alabama Department of Archives and History stamp]
March. April. May
1858

Subject

Slavery--Alabama--History--19th century, Alabama--History--19th Century, Moore, Andrew B. (Andrew Barry), 1807-1873.