Marianne, a person of color vs. Elijah Mitchell, Alexander J. Fields
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The defendant asks the Court to instruct the
jury that negroes residingin the State ofIllinois IllinoisIllinois
without the consent of theirownersgives them
no right to freedom. given

2d That if the jury are satisfyed that is the
Slave of MitchellMitchell and the plaintiff is her child
they must find for the defendants. given

3 That if the jury are satisfyed MitchellMitchell the owner
of had no intention of setteling in IllinoisIllinois
the fact of his passing through that State to the
State of MissouriMissouri does not give the negroes
any claim to freedom. given

4th That if the jury are satisfyed is a slave