The Case of Sarah Slocum

Dublin Core

Title

The Case of Sarah Slocum

Subject

Almshouses
County government
Social reform

Description

A document explaining the case of Sarah A. Slocum, who gave birth to a bastard child. According to a complaint filed by Slocum, Smith D. Shourds of Albion was the father of the child who paid John F. Sawyer for the care of the child.

Creator

John F. Sawyer

Source

Almshouse Ledger, 1833-1855

Date

January 5, 1854

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Original Format

Ledger

Files

SlocumCaseSmallPart.jpg
SlocumCaseSmallPart2.jpg

Citation

John F. Sawyer, “The Case of Sarah Slocum,” Orleans County Historical Archives Database, accessed August 10, 2022, http://orchard.matthewrballard.com/items/show/51.