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African Americans -- New Hampshire -- History -- 19th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Parker, William, Jr., Court Proceedings for the Trial of Asa Light, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, 1808 October 1-3

 File — Box 37: [Barcode: 32101070780364]
Scope and Contents Consists of court proceedings for a theft case brought by Samuel Tenney (1748-1816), a white man who was a Federalist member of the United States House of Representatives, against Asa Light, an African American man from Exeter, New Hampshire, under the jurisdiction of justice of the peace William Parker Jr. (1731-1813). Materials include a complaint and warrant for the arrest of Asa Light, who is described in the document as "a boy of colour, labourer...[who] on the twentieth day of...
Dates: 1808 October 1-3