TITLE

Quock Walker case

PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Quock Walker Case;8/1/2017, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Primary Source Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on and the text of a 1783 lawsuit which led to the abolition of slavery in Massachusetts. Case filed by Quock Walker, a slave, against his owner, Nathaniel Jennison; Indictment of Jennison for assaulting Walker; Hearing of the case by the state's highest court; The justices who handled the case; Decision in favor of Walker.
ACCESSION #
21212898

 

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