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Book/Printed Material Unconstitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Act : decisions of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in the cases of Booth and Rycraft. Wisconsin reports

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Title

  • Unconstitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Act : decisions of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in the cases of Booth and Rycraft.

Other Title

  • Wisconsin reports

Names

  • Wisconsin. Supreme Court.
  • Booth, Sherman M.
  • Rycraft, John.
  • Smith, A. D. (Albert Daniel), 1811-1865.
  • Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879, former owner.

Created / Published

  • Milwaukee : R. King & Co., printers, 1855.

Headings

  • -  Booth, Sherman M.--Trials, litigation, etc
  • -  Rycraft, John--Trials, litigation, etc
  • -  United States.--Fugitive slave law (1850)
  • -  Slavery--United States
  • -  Glover, Joshua

Notes

  • -  "In the matter of the petition of Sherman M. Booth for a writ of habeas corpus and to be discharged from imprisonment. Certiorari to Associate Justice A.D. Smith of the Supreme Court"--P. [1].
  • -  Booth and Rycraft were taken into custody for violation of the Fugitive slave act of 1850 by aiding in the escape of Joshua Glover.
  • -  Cohen, M.L. Bib. of early Amer. law 13712
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  KF223.B66W57 1855 Copies 1-2 formerly shelved under: LAW Copies 1-2 LLRBR

Medium

  • iv, 218 p. ; 24 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E450 .W81
  • KF223.B66 W57 1855
  • KF223.B66 W57 1855 Copy 2 Inscribed by A.D. Smith to Caleb Cushing. Gift of Margaret W. Cushing, Jan. 26, 1938.

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 20007969

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Wisconsin. Supreme Court, Sherman M Booth, John Rycraft, A. D Smith, and Caleb Cushing. Unconstitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Act: decisions of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in the cases of Booth and Rycraft. Milwaukee: R. King & Co., printers, 1855. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/20007969/.

APA citation style:

Wisconsin. Supreme Court, Booth, S. M., Rycraft, J., Smith, A. D. & Cushing, C. (1855) Unconstitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Act: decisions of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in the cases of Booth and Rycraft. Milwaukee: R. King & Co., printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/20007969/.

MLA citation style:

Wisconsin. Supreme Court, et al. Unconstitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Act: decisions of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in the cases of Booth and Rycraft. Milwaukee: R. King & Co., printers, 1855. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/20007969/>.