Fugitive slaves and American courts : the pamphlet literature /
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- Fugitive slaves and American courts : the pamphlet literature / edited with an introduction by Paul Finkelman.
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Lawbook Exchange, 2007
Slavery, race, and the American legal system, 1700-1872 ; series II, v. 1-4.
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Originally published: New York : Garland Publishing, 1988 (Slavery, race, and the American legal system, 1700-1872 ; ser. 2).
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4 volumes ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
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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
- 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
- Opinion of Chief Justice [G.] Homblower, on the fugitive slave law
- 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 / 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
- An article on the Latimer case
- House. No. 41. February 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
- Proceedings of the Citizens of the Borough of Norfolk, on the Boston Outrage, in the Case of the Runaway Slave George Latimer
- The Address and Reply on the Presentation of a Testimonial to S.P. Chase by the Colored people of Cincinnati
- 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 Before the Franklin Circuit Court of Kentucky / William Johnston
- 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
- Reclamation of Fugitives From Service. An Argument for the Defendant in Jones v. Van Zandt
- 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 ad Sectum Wharton Jones. Argument for the Defendant / William Henry Seward
- Case of the Slave Isaac Brown, an Outrage Exposed. 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
- 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
- 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
- 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. 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.Volume 2. South Bend Fugitive Slave Case, Involving the Right to a Writ of Habeas Corpus
- A Review of the Trial, Conviction, and Sentence of George F. Alberti, for Kidnapping / P.A. Browne
- A Full and Correct Report of the Christiana Tragedy, in the County of Lancaster, State of Penna., Sept. 11, 1851, as Reported Verbatim et Literatim, on the Hearing and Examination, as the Same was Presented in Evidence, Before Alderman Reigart, September 25th
- A History of the Trial of Castner Hanway and Others for Treason, at Philadelphia in November, 1851. With an Introduction Upon the History of the Slave Question. By a Member of the Philadelphia Bar
- Speech of Hon. James Cooper, in the Case of the United States v. Castner Hanway, for Treason / James Cooper
- Report of Attorney General Brent, to His Excellency, Gov. Lowe, in Relation to the Christiana Treason Trials, in the Circuit Court of the United States, Held at Philadelphia
- Trial of Henry W. Allen, U.S. Deputy Marshal, for Kidnapping, with Arguments of Counsel & Charge of Justice Marvin, on the Constitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Law, in the Supreme Court of New York
- Argument of George F. Comstock, Esq. in the Kidnapping Case at Syracuse, Upon the Constitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Law
- The Boston Slave Riot, and Trial of Anthony Burns. Containing the Report of the Faneuil Hall Meeting; The Murder of Bachelder; Theodore Parker's Lesson for the Day; Speeches of Council on Both Sides, Corrected by Themselves; Verbatim Report of Judge Loring's Decision; And a Detailed Account of the Embarkation
- The Rendition of Anthony Burns / William I. Bowditch
- Charge to the Grand Jury at the July Term of the Municipal Court, in Boston, 1854 / E.R. Hoar
- Volume 3. Argument of Wendell Phillips, Esq. Before the Committee on Federal Relations (Of the Massachusetts Legislature,) in Support of the Petition for the Removal of Edward Greely Loring From the Office of Judge of Probate, February 20, 1855 / Wendell Phillips
- Remarks of Richard H. Dana, Jr. Esq. Before the Committee on Federal Relations, on the Proposed Removal of Edward G. Loring, Esq. From the Office of Judge of Probate, March 5, 1855 / Richard Henry Dana
- Removal of Judge Loring. Remarks of James W. Stone, of Boston, in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. April 13, 1855 / James W. Stone
- Speech of John L. Swift, Esq. of Boston, on the Removal of E.G. Loring, Esq., From the Office of Judge of Probate, of the County of Suffolk. Delivered in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Tuesday, April 10, 1855 / John L. Swift
- Removal of Judge Loring. Speech of Hon. Robert B. Hall, of Plymouth, in the Senate of Massachusetts, April 24th, 1855. On the Address for the Removal of Edward G. Loring From the Office of Judge of Probate / Robert B. Hall
- House. No. 63. February 9, 1855. "Remonstrance of Edward G. Loring"
- House. No. 93. March 22, 1855. "Committee on Federal Relations Petitions for Removal of Loring"
- House. No. 205. April 4, 1855. Joint Standing Committee on Federal Relations...on the Case of Loring
- House. No. 302. May 10, 1855. "To the Speaker of the House ... on E.G. Loring. Statement of Gov. Henry Gardner"
- Senate. No. 161. [April, 1855] Mr. Hall Amendment on Loring
- Senate. No. 160. April 20, 1857. Committee on Federal Relations on Removal of E. G. Loring
- Senate. No. 84. March 19, 1858. To Senate and House of Representatives. Statement of Gov. N. Banks
- House. No. 107. March 9, 1858. Joint Special Committee on Removal of Judge Loring
- WM. H. Ela vs. J.V.C. Smith and Als. in Norfolk, Ss. S.J.
- Jurisdiction of Courts. That of State Courts Original: That of United States Courts Derivative / Titus Hutchinson
- Unconstitutionality of the Fugitive Act. Argument of Byron Paine, Esq. and Opinion of Hon. A.D. Smith, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Wisconsin. Habeas Corpus Trial. Before Justice Smith. In the Matter of the Petition of Sherman M. Booth for a Writ of Habeas Corpus and to be Discharged From Imprisonment
- Unconstitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Act. Decisions of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in the Cases of Booth and Rycraft
- Speech of S.M. Booth in the Assembly Chamber, Before the Legislature, Wednesday Evening, April 3, 1867, on His Claim and Its Opponents
- Volume 4. Should Colored Men be Subject to the Pains and Penalties of the Fugitive Slave Law? : Speech of C.H. Langston, Before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, May 12, 1859. Delivered When About to be Sentenced for Rescuing a Man From Slavery / Charles H. Langston
- Dissenting Opinion of Hon. Milton Sutliff, one of the Judges. Ex Parte Simeon Bushnell, Ex Parte Charles Langston on Habeas Corpus
- The Trial of Emanuel Myers, of Maryland, for Kidnapping Certain Fugitive Slaves, had at Carlisle, Pennsylvania. November, 1859
- The Arrest, Trial, & Release of Daniel Webster, a Fugitive Slave
- Report of the Trial of John Hossack, Indicted for Rescuing a Fugitive Slave From the U.S. Deputy Marshal, at Ottawa, October 20th, 1859. Phonographically Reported, Including the Evidence, Arguments of Counsel & Charge of the Court...R.R. Hitt, Reporter
- Speech of John Hossack, Convicted of a Violation of the Fugitive Slave Law, Before Judge Drummond, of the United States District Court, Chicago, Illinois / John Hossack
- A Review of the Judgements of the Bench, in the Anderson Extradition Case; or Seven Ways of Proving that Anderson Should not be Remanded: with the Judgments of the Court Appended
- In the Matter of George Gordon's Petition for Pardon. John Jolliffe, Counsel for Petitioner / John Jolliffe.