Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Georgia and New York.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer comments on a story from Georgia in which a man is said to have "stolen" a female slave. The governors of Georgia and New York debated Georgia's obligation under Federal law and the recently passed "Jury Trial Law" that impacts the outcome of this case.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
People: Greenman, Alanson