Statement Letter of D. H. Bingham.

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Identifier

loc_robf_000183_000187

Title

Statement Letter of D. H. Bingham.

Description

This is the statement of Daniel H. Bingham taken in December of 1855 regarding a murder that occurred in Alabama that occured in 1842. In his statement, D. H. Bingham accuses Abner Tate of the murder of one Jonathan K. Rier of Tuscaloosa. He also accuses Tate's slave, George Cabiness, of aiding and abetting in the committing of the crime. Following Bingham's statement, a statement of support is taken from Barbara Hazel placing a "stranger" in the home of Abner Tate the night of the murder. The next page is a second statement given by D. H. Bingham regarding the murder of Charles B. Sawyer of Coffee County, Tennessee and accusing Abner Tate and his slave, George Cabiness of the crime. His statement is followed by the witness, Barbara Hazel's statement that placed the victim in the home of Abner Tate.

Date

1855-12-17

Temporal Coverage

Source

Frances Cabaniss Roberts
Series I, Sub Series B, Box 4, Folder 11
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections, Huntsville, Alabama

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loc_robf_2021_03

Citation

Bingham, Daniel H., “Statement Letter of D. H. Bingham.,” The UAH Archives and Special Collections, accessed February 7, 2023, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/3712.

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