Book/Printed Material In the Supreme Court of the United States, October term, 1902 : John Brownfield, plaintiff in error, vs. the state of South Carolina, defendant in error, no. 172 : brief of plaintiff in error

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Title
In the Supreme Court of the United States, October term, 1902 : John Brownfield, plaintiff in error, vs. the state of South Carolina, defendant in error, no. 172 : brief of plaintiff in error
Summary
Brownfield was a African American from South Carolina convicted of murder and sentenced to death. This is a legal brief challenging the selection of the all-white jury that tried and convicted him. It constitutes his appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on the constitutional principle of the racial composition of criminal trial juries.
Contributor Names
Brownfield, John.
Mitchell, J. L.
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1902]
Subject Headings
-  Jury--United States
-  African Americans
Notes
-  Cover title.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  LC copy stamped in ink on t.p.: Office Supreme Court U.S. filed Oct 1 1902, James H. McKenney, Clerk. Inscription in ink on t.p. and p. 10: E.M. Hewlett.
Medium
10 p. ; 22 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E449 .D16 vol. 20, no. 18
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t2018
Library of Congress Control Number
91898246
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Brownfield was a African American from South Carolina convicted of murder and sentenced to death. This is a legal brief challenging the selection of the all-white jury that tried and convicted him. It constitutes his appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on the constitutional principle of the racial composition of criminal trial juries.
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Chicago citation style:

Brownfield, John, J. L Mitchell, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. In the Supreme Court of the United States, October term,: John Brownfield, plaintiff in error, vs. the state of South Carolina, defendant in error, no. 172: brief of plaintiff in error. [Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1902] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/91898246/.

APA citation style:

Brownfield, J., Mitchell, J. L. & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1902) In the Supreme Court of the United States, October term,: John Brownfield, plaintiff in error, vs. the state of South Carolina, defendant in error, no. 172: brief of plaintiff in error. [Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Office] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91898246/.

MLA citation style:

Brownfield, John, J. L Mitchell, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. In the Supreme Court of the United States, October term,: John Brownfield, plaintiff in error, vs. the state of South Carolina, defendant in error, no. 172: brief of plaintiff in error. [Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1902] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91898246/>.