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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 94

28. Massachusetts, House, Joint Special Committee, Report on the Trial by Jury in Questions of Personal Freedom, no. 51, Senate Reports (N.p., [1837?]). (38 p.)

Response to a petition calling for the restoration of trial by jury for persons detained as fugitive slaves. The committee recommends passage of a bill (language appended) that restores the right of trial by jury for cases involving personal freedom. (The collection has another copy of this sermon in volume 100 [no. 29].)