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" That the provisions of an act entitled "an act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters... "
the valley of vision; or the dry bones of istrael revived - Page 5
by george bush - 1844
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The Southern Debate Over Slavery: Petitions to Southern county courts, 1775-1867

Loren Schweninger, Marguerite Ross Howell, Nicole Marcon Mazgaj - Social Science - 2001 - 397 pages
...over to the United States following the Louisiana Purchase. 2. On February 12, 1793, Congress passed "An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters." It authorized the arrest or seizure of fugitives and empowered "any magistrate of a county, city or...
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