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North Carolina Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Mecklenburg County, N.C.), Indictment of Margaret Smith, 1773 July 29

 Item — Box 36: [Barcode: 32101070780356]
Scope and Contents Consists of a manuscript document from the North Carolina Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, that summarizes the case of Margaret Smith, an indentured servant of William Sipards who was accused of giving birth to a child out of wedlock, and shortly thereafter, concealing the death of the infant, who died under unexplained circumstances, by asking a man who was enslaved to her employer to bury it. Notably, Smith was indicted by a jury of twelve...
Dates: 1773 July 29