Fugitive slaves and American courts : the pamphlet literature /

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Other Authors: Finkelman, Paul, 1949- (Editor)
Format: Online
Published: Clark, New Jersey : Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 2007.
Series:Slavery, race, and the American legal system, 1700-1872 ; ser. 2.
Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law.
U.S. Supreme Court library.
Online Access:HeinOnline Slavery in America and the World
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Table of Contents:
  • Volume 1. In the court for the correction of errors. Jack, a Negro man, plaintiff in error, against Mary Martin, defendant in error. Case on the part of the plaintiff in error (courtesy of New York State Archives)
  • Report of the case of Charles Brown, a fugitive slave, owing labour and service to Wm. C. Drury, of Washington County, Maryland. Decided by the recorder of Pittsburgh, February 7th, 1835 (courtesy of Boston Public Library)
  • Opinion of Chief Justice (Joseph G.) Hornblower, on the fugitive slave law (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • Report of the Committee on Grievances and Courts of Justice relative to the surrender of fugitives from justice, made to the House of Delegates of Maryland. December session, 1841 (courtesy of the Library of Congress) / Maryland. General Assembly. House of Delegates
  • Argument of Mr. Hambly, of York (Penn.) in the case of Edward Prigg, plaintiff in error vs. the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, defendant in error: in the Supreme Court of the United States (courtesy of Cornell University Library)
  • An article on the Latimer case (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • House. No. 41. Februry 1843. Joint Special Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts, to whom was referred the petition of George Latimer (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • Proceedings of the Citizens of the Borough of Norfolk, on the Boston outrage, in the case of the runaway slave George Latimer (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • The address and reply on the presentation of a testimonial to S.P. Chase by the colored people of Cincinnati (courtesy of Cincinnati Public Library)
  • The State of Ohio vs. Forbes and Armitage, arrested upon the requisition of the government of Ohio on charge of kidnapping Jerry Phinney, and tried defore the Franklin Circuit Court of Kentucky / William Johnston (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • Supplement to the New York legal observer, containing the report of the case in the matter of George Kirk, a fugitive slave, heard before the Hon. J.W. Edmonds, Circuit Judge. Also the argument of John Jay of counsel for the slave (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • Reclamation of fugitives from Service. An argument for the defendant in Jones v. Van Zandt / Salmon Portland Chase (courtesy of Yale University Library)
  • Argument of William H. Seward on the Law of Congress Concerning the Recapture of Fugitive Slaves. In the Supreme Court of the United States. John Van Zandt and sectum Wharton Jones. Argument for the defendant (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • Case of the Slave Isaac Brown, an Outrage Exposed. (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • District Court of the United States for the Southern Division of Iowa, Burlinton, June Term, 1850. Ruel Daggs vs. Elihu Frazier, et als., trespass on the case reported by Geo. Frazee (courtesy of Yale University Library)
  • The Fugitive Slave Bill; its history and unconstitutionality; with an account of the seizure and enslavement of James Hamlet, and his subsequent restoration to liberty / American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • United States vs. Charles G. Davis. Report of the proceedings at the examination of Charles G. Davis, Esq.on a charge of aiding and abetting in the rescue of a fugitive slave, held in Boston, in February, 1851 (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • The trial of Thomas Sims, on an issue of personal liberty, on the claim of James Potter, of Georgia, against him, as an alleged fugitive from service. Arguments of Robert Rantoul, Jr., and Charles G. Loring, with the Decision of George T. Curtis. Boston, April 7-11, 1851 (courtesy of the Library of Congress)
  • A charge to the grand jury, by the District Judge of the United States, for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Delivered at June Term, 1851 (courtesy of the Library of Congress).