Jonathan, a man of color v. Marshall Brotherton, Joel Darrah, and Aza Willoughby
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If the Defendant laboured in IllinoisIllinois whether
voluntarily or under coercion ; either is a introduction
of slave labour into IllinoisIllinois such as forfeit
the right of the master to the slave in case
the master knew of such labouring and assented
thereto, unless such labouring took place
while the master was taking or sending such slave
[ thro ] the state of IllinoisIllinois
The object of the prohibition is to prevent the prohibition is to prevent the introduction,
of slave labour into IllinoisIllinois not to prevent a
master from coercing his slave.