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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fact that African negroes or persons negroes from

some foreign country were brought into the Territory

of Florida by the said Schooner Emperor and

that said Charles G. Cox at the time was her

master and Commander?

1st Interrogatory to John Garrison:

Do you know the Schooner Emperor and her

Captain Charles G. Cox?

2nd Do you [ms torn] from

your own knowledge or from information derived

from others that the Schooner Emperor, when commanded

by said Charles G. Cox as master introduced

into the Territory of Florida, sometime

during the last spring, a number of negroes

from some foreign country or place?

state all you know [?] to

Establish the fact that said Schooner Emperor

[ms torn] of said Charles

G. Cox brought into the Territory of Florida, a

number of slaves from some foreign kingdom

or country?