Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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laws— to reqire bonds of masters  of vassels— by retaliation.
Priggs— Comweath of  fugitives from Justice & Savvery <Slaves>  on the same footing.— Congress  having passed Laws— the State laws  are void.— 5 wheaten— where  Congress has legislatd— it is not  competent for State<s> to Legislate,  all power <is> in congress— in  relation to fugitive Slaves— (Story)  last January term S. C. of  aid of States is not wantd. they  cannot intrude themselves.— Federal  Governmnt is competent.
This Court has not only Jurisdicti[o]n [p. 62]
laws— to reqire bonds of masters of vassels— by retaliation.
Priggs— Comweath of fugitives from Justice & Slaves on the same footing.— Congress having passed Laws— the State laws are void.— 5 wheaten— where Congress has legislatd— it is not competent for States to Legislate, all power is in congress— in relation to fugitive Slaves— (Story) last January term S. C. of aid of States is not wantd. they cannot intrude themselves.— Federal Governmnt is competent.
This Court has not only Jurisdiction [p. 62]
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