Yorkville Enquirer, May 14, 1874

Yorkville Enquirer, May 14, 1874

James H. Piles, the colored Chancellor of Sardis, Miss., is in jail for larceny. The lawyers who argued cases before him missed their books, and, obtaining a search warrant, they were found in his house, with the owners’ names erased, and “J. H. Piles” substituted. He was convicted, and the Chancellor of Mississippi is still in jail.

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