Rebecca, a negro woman v. James Black, Thomas Horine, and George Mellody
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Dec 5 1845.

If the jury believe from the evidence that the plaintiff
was the property of the defendants & that they permitted the plaintiff to
go to the state of IllinoisIllinois to reside or that
they permitted her to remain there longer than
& there held in servitude beyond a resonable
time to go and return, they will found for
the plaintiff.