Acquisition No.: 2019-09a
Title: Court Document - Beck/Burns
Item History:

Document 2019-09a; Tagged “1886[sic] threatened by colored person.”

”The official date on this document is May 14, 1856. “Issued to John Burns... Borough of Gettysburg…of Mathew Beck (colored)…having on Saturday, May 10, 1856, used sundry threats towards complainant to do him injury in consequence which threats complainant is in danger of being injured in person or estate. Mathew Beck of the borough of Gettysburg held in the sum of $50.00 thus he be and appear at the next court of Quarter Sessions to testify…”

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