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Title Report of the trial of Castner Hanway for treason, in the resistance of the execution of the Fugitive slave law of September 1850. Before Judges Grier and Kane, in the Circuit Court of the United States for the eastern district of Pennsylvania. Held at Philadelphia in November and December, 1851. To which is added an appendix, containing the laws of the United States on the subject of fugitives from labor, the charges of Judge Kane to the Grand juries in relation thereto, and a statement of the points of law decided by the court during the trial / by James J. Robbins, from the notes of Arthur Cannon and Samuel B. Dalrymple.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Negro Universities Press, 1970.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  345.0231 R299 1970    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 275 p. ; 27 cm.
Note Reprint of the 1852 ed.
The charge was in connection with an attempt to arrest Noah Buley, Nelson Ford, Joshua Hammond, and George Hammond on a warrant issued under the Fugitive slave law, claiming them as slaves of Edward Gorsuch of Maryland.
Subject Hanway, Castner, 1821-1893 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Riots -- Pennsylvania -- Christiana.
Fugitive slaves -- Pennsylvania -- Christiana.
Christiana (Pa.) -- History.
Added Author Hanway, Castner, 1821-1893
Robbins, James J.
Cannon, Arthur.
Dalrymple, Samuel B.
United States. Circuit Court (3rd Circuit)
ISBN 0837137799

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