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Chesterfield (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 12
A negro shot in Chesterfield. --A difficulty occurred between the overseer and one of the slaves on the farm of Mr. Joseph T. Mason, in Chesterfield county, near Petersburg, on Tuesday last, which resulted in the seriously, though not fatally, shooting of the negro. It appears that the overseer had cause to punish the negro for some disobedience, and on ordering him into the barn, where he usually whipped them, the man peremptorily refused to obey. He furthermore told the overseer that it would take a better or stronger man than he was to make him go in the barn. He continued to use other insolent language to the overseer, and at the same time advanced upon him. Having his double-barrelled gun with him, loaded with bird shot, the overseer raised it to his shoulder and commanded the negro to stop; that if he advanced another step towards him he would shoot him. But the negro turned his side towards the overseer and quickened his pace upon him. The gun was fired, the whole load
Chesterfield (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 12
A negro shot in Chesterfield. --A difficulty occurred between the overseer and one of the slaves on the farm of Mr. Joseph T. Mason, in Chesterfield county, near Petersburg, on Tuesday last, which resulted in the seriously, though not fatally, shooting of the negro. It appears that the overseer had cause to punish the negro for some disobedience, and on ordering him into the barn, where he usually whipped them, the man peremptorily refused to obey. He furthermore told the overseer that it would take a better or stronger man than he was to make him go in the barn. He continued to use other insolent language to the overseer, and at the same time advanced upon him. Having his double-barrelled gun with him, loaded with bird shot, the overseer raised it to his shoulder and commanded the negro to stop; that if he advanced another step towards him he would shoot him. But the negro turned his side towards the overseer and quickened his pace upon him. The gun was fired, the whole load
Joseph T. Mason (search for this): article 12
A negro shot in Chesterfield. --A difficulty occurred between the overseer and one of the slaves on the farm of Mr. Joseph T. Mason, in Chesterfield county, near Petersburg, on Tuesday last, which resulted in the seriously, though not fatally, shooting of the negro. It appears that the overseer had cause to punish the negro for some disobedience, and on ordering him into the barn, where he usually whipped them, the man peremptorily refused to obey. He furthermore told the overseer that it would take a better or stronger man than he was to make him go in the barn. He continued to use other insolent language to the overseer, and at the same time advanced upon him. Having his double-barrelled gun with him, loaded with bird shot, the overseer raised it to his shoulder and commanded the negro to stop; that if he advanced another step towards him he would shoot him. But the negro turned his side towards the overseer and quickened his pace upon him. The gun was fired, the whole load