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Date Original

1875 May 13-25

Physical Description

Document

Subjects

Murder

Geographical Area

Hempstead County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

sara_mssa_0019_scrapbook01_020

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Hempstead County loose court records, MSSA.0019

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives

Recommended Citation

1875 May 25: Bond for execution, U.S. v. Booker Foster, murder; Thomas H. Simms, clerk; J.W. Williams, William Boatright, Sarah J. Boatwright, W.P. Powell, Jill Hunegan, F.N. Johnson, Peter Appleton, Peter Hester, J.H. Collins, A.H. Jobe, Thomas C. Smith Jr., Amanda Hemp, Lou Hanegan, Willie Hanegan, Adam Clark, Bettie Clark, Alex Simms, Isham Foster, P.F. Finley, J.W. Finley, D.W. Jones, paid fees, 1821-circa 1940s: Hempstead County scrapbook, Hempstead County loose court records, Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, Washington, Arkansas.

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Comments

Original location: first document on page 22 original text: "This negro [sic] was the first execution in the county. He was hung in the yard of the old jail in Washington, Arkansas. 1875"

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1875 May 25: Bond for execution, U.S. v. Booker Foster, murder; Thomas H. Simms, clerk; J.W. Williams, William Boatright, Sarah J. Boatwright, W.P. Powell, Jill Hunegan, F.N. Johnson, Peter Appleton, Peter Hester, J.H. Collins, A.H. Jobe, Thomas C. Smith Jr., Amanda Hemp, Lou Hanegan, Willie Hanegan, Adam Clark, Bettie Clark, Alex Simms, Isham Foster, P.F. Finley, J.W. Finley, D.W. Jones, paid fees

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