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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 100

18. William P. Mason, Report of the Case of the Jeune Eugenie, Determined in the Circuit Court of the United States, for the First Circuit, at Boston, December, 1821, with an Appendix (Boston: Wells & Lilly, 1822). (108 p.)

Arguments and finding of the court in the case of a French ship, La Jeune Eugenie, which was seized off the coast of Africa by the United States armed schooner Alligator on the suspicion that she was a slaver. The court decided that La Jeune Eugenie was, in fact, engaged in the slave trade and ordered her turned over to the French consulate. The appendix consists of summaries of relevant case law.