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Legal and historical status of the Dred Scott decision a history of the case and an examination of the opinion delivered by the Supreme court of the United States, March 6, 1857. by Elbert William Robinson Ewing

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Published by Cobden publishing Company in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Scott, Dred,
  • United States. -- Supreme Court,
  • Slavery -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources,inc., 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 16872)

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 16872.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination228 p.
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17572646M

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