Smith County, Texas

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Freedmen's Bureau Report

of an Inspection of the Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville, Walker County.

 

 List of Freedwomen and Men Confined in Texas State Penitentiary
 at Huntsville, Walker Co. giving name of convict and particulars in
each case as stated by them

Freedwomen

 Name  County  Offense  Sentence  Remarks
 Carnie Petty Smith Stealing 3 dresses 5 years Has babe - accuser took her dresses and then Carnie took accusers.

Freedmen

 Name  County  Offense  Sentence  Remarks
 Phil Yarbver Smith Stealing 24 ears of corn 2 years Fed it to his steers
 Frank R. Douglas Smith Stealing pistol 2 1/2 years  
Chas. Nixon Smith Stealing $24.00 2 years Denies it.

Hank Walls 

Chas. Richardson

Smith Stealing 2 bales of cotton

5 years

4 years

These two say they were hired to haul cotton by white man and did not know anything about it being stolen cotton.

 

Statement Showing the Counties from which Convicts (freed people)
 have been received at State Penitentiary with number and sex from each

 

 County
Females
Males
 Smith
1
5

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