Marshall County "jailor" C. T. Furr requests compensation for expenses incurred while housing a slave named Anthony, accused of burning a gin house. Anthony was tried and released. Incarcerated on 26 October 1858, Anthony, the property of W. S. Taylor, remained in jail until 19 April 1859, a total of 166 days. At 40 cents per day, and $2 for two turn keys, the county should be reimbursed $68.40.
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