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Noted fugitive slave case... Describing the Great Salt Lake area...



Item # 652831

June 29, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1850  Page 3 has half a column headed: "Fugitive Slave Case" "The Constitution & Laws Vindicated" which is concerning a suit: "...for the recovery of damages for aiding & abetting the escape of slaves...the Circuit Court...determined...in favor of the plaintiff. A verdict of $2856 was given by the jury against the defendants, as the value of the slaves & other damages..." with much more on the details.
The back page has over a column on: "The Great Salt Lake--Capt. Stansbury's Reconnaissance". This is a great & very descriptive article on the Salt Lake vicinity (see for portions.
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War