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US, Amistad - Supreme Court records, 1839 record example

US, Amistad - Supreme Court records, 1839

Records: 1,025Complete: 100%

NARA M2012. This Supreme Court case deals with issues of salvage of the "Amistad," a ship carrying slaves seized by the US Navy in 1839.

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Decree of the Court Freeing the Africans
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Forces War Records, US, Appellate Case File No. 2161, United States v. The Amistad, 40 U.S. 518 (15 Peters 518), Decided March 9, 1841, and Related Lower Court and Department of Justice Records, 1839 ( : accessed 23 Feb 2024), database and images,

Publication Title
US, Amistad - Supreme Court records, 1839
Total Records
1,025Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M2012
Record Group
267
Published on Forces War Records
6 February 2007
Last Updated
6 February 2007