The Fugitive Slave Bill, Its History and Unconstitutionality: With an Account of the Seizure and Enslavement of James Hamlet, and His Subsequent Restoration to Liberty

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Seite 10 - ... of the circuit courts of the United States and the superior courts of the Territories of the United States...
Seite 19 - The judicial power shall extend to all cases in law and equity arising under the constitution, the laws of the United States, and treaties made, or which shall be made, under their authority...
Seite 24 - ... shall be conclusive of the right of the person or persons in whose favor granted, to remove such fugitive to the State or Territory from which he escaped, and shall prevent all molestation of such person or persons by any process issued by any court, judge, magistrate, or other person whomsoever.
Seite 23 - States, an exposition was given of the constitutional provision, that "full faith and credit shall be given in each state to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state; and that Congress may, by general laws, prescribe the manner in which such acts, records and proceedings, shall be proved, and the effect thereof...
Seite 6 - States may exercise in respect to offenders for any crime or offence against the United States, by arresting, imprisoning, or bailing the same under and by virtue of the...
Seite 6 - That the provisions of an act entitled "an act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Seite 7 - ... summon and call to their aid the bystanders, or posse comitatus of the proper county, when necessary to insure a faithful observance of the clause of the Constitution referred to, in conformity with the provisions of this act; and all good citizens are hereby commanded to aid and assist in the prompt and efficient execution of this law, whenever their services may be required...
Seite 35 - In no trial or hearing under this act shall the testimony of such alleged fugitive be admitted in evidence...
Seite 19 - That the commissioners above named shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the judges of the Circuit and District Courts of the United States...
Seite 11 - ... or magistrate, or other person whomsoever, setting forth the substantial facts in the case, with authority to use necessary force and restraint, to take or remove such fugitive to the State or territory from which he has escaped. The testimony of the fugitive is in no case to be admitted. 7. Any person who shall knowingly hinder the arrest of a fugitive, or attempt to rescue him after arrest, or assist such fugitive, directly or indirectly, to escape, or harbour or conceal him, after notice or...

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