Tennessee Prison Records
James Shelton

Transcribed and Edited by Paul W. Lemasters
Copyright by Paul W. Lemasters

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SHELTON, James (#564). When Received: March 25, 1842; Crime: Petit Larceny, From What County: Anderson; Age: 22; Occupation: Labourer; Sentence: 1 year; Where Born: Tennessee; When Discharged: March 25, 1843; By What Authority: Conduct Fair. SOURCE: Convict Records, 1831-1874, Volume 86, Record Group 25. Tennessee State Library and Archives, Prison Records, Volume 83-87, RG 25. Microfilm No. 32. James SHELTON from Anderson County. Crime: Petit Larceny. Sentence: One year from 25th March 1842. Rec'd 25th March 1842. He is 22 years old, 5 feet 11 inches high, weighs 170 lbs. Born & brought up in Anderson C[oun]ty 8 Miles west of Clinton 4 Miles from Poplar Creek Meeting house. He has dark hair, hazel eyes, & dark Skin. [No mention of discharge or death.] SOURCE: Convict Record Book, 1831-1842, Record Group 25. Volume 45. Tennessee State Library and Archives Microfilm. Prison Records, RG 25, Roll No. 23, page 189.

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