Argument of John Quincy Adams: Before the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Case of the United States, Appellants, Vs;; Cinque, and Others, Africans, Captured in the Schooner Amistad, by Lieut. Gedney, Delivered on the 24th of February and 1

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Excerpt from Argument of John Quincy Adams: Before the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Case of the United States, Appellants, Vs;; Cinque, and Others, Africans, Captured in the Schooner Amistad, by Lieut. Gedney, Delivered on the 24th of February and 1st of March, 1841; With a Review Of

At the date of this letter, this statement of Mr. Forsyth was strictly true. All the proceedings of the government, Executive and Judicial, in this case had been founded on the assumption that the two Spanish slave-dealers were the only parties aggrieved that all the right was on their side, and all the wrong on the side of their surviving self-emancipated victims. I ask your honors, was this justice? No. It was not so considered by Mr. For syth himself. It was sympathy, and he so calls it, for in the pre ceding page of the same letter referring to the proceedings of this Government from the very first intervention of Lieut. Ged ney, he says.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - John Quincy Adams

Hardback

Published Date - August 30 2019

ISBN - 9780656485253

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.1 cm

Page Count - 137

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