A report of the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the opinions of the judges thereof, in the case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford. December term, 1856. / By Benjamin C. Howard ...
|Corporate Author:||United States.|
|Related Names:||Howard, Benjamin C. 1791-1872., Sanford, John F. A. 1806 or 1807-1857., Scott, Dred.|
New York : D. Appleton & co., 1857.
The points brought into question in the Supreme Court were Negro citizenship and the jurisdiction of the Circuit court. The constitutionality of the Missouri compromise act was also considered.
"This case was brought up, by writ of error, from the Circuit Court of the United States for the district of Missouri. It was an action of trespass vi et armis instituted in the Circuit court by Scott against Sandford."--p. 396.
Reprinted from the Reports of the U.S. Supreme Court.
2 pages ¿., pages -633. ;
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