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Holding slaves in Ohio...

Item # 666640

April 24, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 24, 1857  Page 3 has a report from Cincinnati noting in part: "The Ohio Legislature...passed a bill making it a penitentiary offence to claim or hold slaves in Ohio, or undertake to carry away from the state as a slave any person of color. This is intended to prevent the operation of the Dred Scott decision..." and more.
Also a report concerning a "Suspected Slaver".
Four pages, binding indents at the blank spine, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Category: Pre-Civil War