United States vs. Schooner Emperor

United States vs. Schooner Emperor

Lower Court

  • United States Supreme Court

Date

  • 1839

Box

  • 476

Folder

  • 864

Transcript

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Your own that said negroes were brought into the county

by said Schooner Emperor?

9th If the above is answered Yea, state

minutely all the circumstances which led to that belief

or opinion?

10th State all you know in relation to the

subject, not elected by the above interrogations which

might [find?]to the elucidation of the transaction?

1st Interrogatory to Robert L. Adams: Do

you know the Schooner Emperor?

2nd Do you or not know that said vessel

was commanded by one Charles G. Cox sometime

during the present year? If yea, state the particular

time?

3rd Do you or not know the fact that

said vessel imported into Florida from some foreign

country or place, a number of slaves or negroes?

4th were not a number of said slaves

or negroes placed under your control by a Mr. Krosky?

5th When said slaves were delivered

to you by said Krosky or his agent, were you not

told that they had been brought into said the county

by said Schooner Emperor?

6th State minutely all the facts and

circumstances [?] your knowledge in relation

to the subject matter, not necessarily brought forth

by the foregoing interrogations?

1st Interrogatory to William M. Lofton

Do you know the Schooner Emperor, and her

master or commander Charles G. Cox?

2nd Do you or not know that said

vessel imported into Florida sometime during the

last spring, a number of negroes supposed to

be from foreign the Coast of Africa; or from some

other foreign country?

3rd Did not a number of such persons

(negro slaves) make their appearance on

St. Andrews Bay, sometime during the last spring?