Question of Slave Ownership to be Tried Before Supreme Court

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Question of Slave Ownership to be Tried Before Supreme Court - Interesting T-«\v- Case. li'hc Washington...
Interesting T-«\v- Case. li'hc Washington Correspondent of the Boston Boston A(Ja« says that an interesting case is trial in the Supreme Court, arising out of following facts : A gentleman residing in Maryland had allowed an oged pair of his slaves substantial though .not legj\l freedom iw ipvaral years. "" re,L v · j , . , · iTatJoh to tbus living,., daughter was. to them, who grew up.m the same liberty, she maitied a free negro and went with him reside in PenngyLv^nja. They had several ca dren, and lived unmolested until the owner dithL when^his heir attempted to th*m ; but tuXmagistrate before whom they brought decideXthat he bad no jurisdiction ne the cisc. The owaer seized the woman and herehildrcn in the- night, and carried them Maryland, for which : he Ni^as indicted and de- nmnded by the Governor of "Fennsylvania Maryland -Executive. A correspondence en- sued, which nnajly brought the case into preme Court. in favor of David Strout ;^jf

Clipped from Bangor Daily Whig and Courier05 Mar 1842, SatPage 2

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (Bangor, Maine)05 Mar 1842, SatPage 2
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