October 17, 1854, Weekly Oregon Statesman p 3 Letitia Carson case

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Title

October 17, 1854, Weekly Oregon Statesman p 3 Letitia Carson case

Description

This newspaper clipping announces Letitia's case against Greenberry Smith, outlining the judge and legal teams for each side. It summarizes Letitia's position saying, "This was an action by a black woman to recover the value of her service rendered in this territory to the defendant, from the year 1845 to 1852. Luteshia was a
slave in Missouri, but came to Oregon and served her master faithfully until his death. In the absence of circumstances that would imply an agreement to pay, Jury disagreed – 9 for and 3 against – jury discharged. Cause continued." This clipping was published October 17th, 1854.

Creator

Weekly Oregon Statesman (Salem, Oregon)

Publisher

LCLP

Date

1854-10-17

Rights

No Copyright, Public Domain

Language

English

Type

Newspaper Clipping

Identifier

NP-3

Coverage

Benton County, Oregon

Citation

Weekly Oregon Statesman (Salem, Oregon), “October 17, 1854, Weekly Oregon Statesman p 3 Letitia Carson case,” Letitia Carson Digital History Collection, accessed September 29, 2022, https://letitiacarson.omeka.net/items/show/189.

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