The First Annual Report of the New York Committee of Vigilance for the Year 1837: Together with Important Facts Relative to Their Proceedings

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Piercy & Reed, printers, 1837 - Počet stran: 83
 

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Strana 22 - Ohio, under the laws thereof, shall escape into any other of the said states or territory, the person to whom such labor or service may be due, his agent or attorney is hereby empowered to seize or arrest such fugitive from labor, and take him or her before any judge of the circuit or district courts of the United States, residing or being within the state, or before any magistrate of a county, city, or town corporate, wherein such seizure or arrest shall be made, and upon proof to the satisfaction...
Strana 23 - ... or arrested, doth, under the laws of the state or territory from which he or she fled, owe service or labor to the person claiming him or her, it shall be the duty of such judge or magistrate to give a certificate thereof to such claimant, his agent or attorney, which shall be sufficient warrant for removing the said fugitive from labor to the state or territory from which he or she fled.
Strana 45 - ... have been brought in, contrary to the true intent and meaning of the acts in such cases made and provided, then the court shall direct the marshal of the said district to take the said negroes, mulattoes, or persons of colour, into his custody, for safe keeping, subject to the orders of the president of the United States...
Strana 69 - The People of the State of New York, To the Sheriff of," etc. [or " to AB"] "We command you, that you have the body of CD, by you imprisoned and detained, as it is said, together with the time and cause of such imprisonment and detention, by whatsoever name the said CD is called or charged, before ," [" the supreme court, at a special" (or "general") "term thereof, to be held...
Strana 69 - or " EF, justice of the Supreme Court," or otherwise, as the case may be], "at , on " [or " immediately after the receipt of this writ"], to do and receive what shall then and there be considered, concerning the said CD And have you then there this writ. " Witness, , one of the justices " (or " judges") " of the said court [or " county judge," or otherwise, as the case may be], "the day of , in the year eighteen hundred and .
Strana 44 - ... rights, and strike his manacles from the bloody hands of his oppressors. "By our laws it is made an offence for any person to import or bring, in any manner whatsoever, into the United States, or its territories, from any foreign country, any negro, mulatto, or person of color with intent to hold, sell, or dispose of him as a slave, or to be held to service or labor. It is also made an offence for any citizen or other person as master, owner, or factor, to build, fit, equip, load or otherwise...
Strana 22 - ... and to take him or her before any judge of the circuit or district courts of the United States, residing or being within the State, or before any magistrate of a county, city, or town corporate, wherein such arrest or seizure shall be made; and, upon proof to the satisfaction of such judge or magistrate, either by oral testimony or affidavit...
Strana 82 - R's person. Before, however, he visited Norfolk, the mayor died; but the writ was still in the possession of the officer. When Mr. Reymond returned, the then mayor sent a request for him to come to the court-house. There the inquiry was made whether he had been absent from the State more than a year. He told them he had. Orders were then given for his imprisonment, and without the privilege of being heard in his own defence, he was locked up in jail for twenty-four hours. He was afterwards released,...
Strana 83 - D. exposed the danger of investing an interested magistracy with power to decide in all cases affecting the freedom of our citizens, independent of an impartial jury. He established the doctrine of the resolution by an appeal to the highest judicial authorities, as well as by reference to the alarming facts which had fallen under his own observation in this city, and which were detailed in the Report. The exercises continued until a late hour in the evening, while a large audience manifested their...
Strana 81 - ... three members shall be a quorum at any meeting regularly called. Resolved, That this meeting commend the Committee to the confidence of the people of color and to the liberality and support of the friends of Human Rights. ROBERT BROWN, Chairman. DAVID RUGGLES, Secretary ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NEW YORK COMMITTEE OF VIGILANCE. — . A public meeting will be held, in aid of the people of Color, tomorrow evening, January 16th, at the Third Presbyterian Church, corner of Thompson and Houston streets,...

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