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Book/Printed Material The South Bend fugitive slave case : involving the right to a writ of habeas corpus.

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Title

  • The South Bend fugitive slave case : involving the right to a writ of habeas corpus.

Created / Published

  • New York : For sale at the Anti-slavery Office, 1851.

Headings

  • -  Fugitive slaves--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States
  • -  Habeas corpus--United States
  • -  Norris, John,--active 1847-1850--Trials, litigation, etc
  • -  Newton, Leander B.--Trials, litigation, etc
  • -  Powell, David,--active 1847-1849

Notes

  • -  Cover title.
  • -  The case of David Powell and family, slaves of John Norris of Boone Co., Ky., who had escaped across the Ohio River in 1847 and were apprehended by Norris and friends in 1849 at Cassopolis, Mich. On the return journey, the Powells were released in South Bend on writ of habeas corpus, when Norris commenced suit for damages against Leander B. Newton and 8 others.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Cohen, M.L. Bib. of early Amer. law 11869
  • -  Formerly classed: E450.S72. vj21 2006-04-27.
  • -  LLRBR copy formerly shelved under: LAW LLRBR. vj21 2006-04-19.

Medium

  • 24 p. ; 19 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • KF4545.S5 S679 1851

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 10034367

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The South Bend fugitive slave case: involving the right to a writ of habeas corpus. New York: For sale at the Anti-slavery Office, 1851. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/10034367/.

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(1851) The South Bend fugitive slave case: involving the right to a writ of habeas corpus. New York: For sale at the Anti-slavery Office. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/10034367/.

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The South Bend fugitive slave case: involving the right to a writ of habeas corpus. New York: For sale at the Anti-slavery Office, 1851. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/10034367/>.