Sarah, a colored woman v. William Waddingham
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If the jury believes from the Evidence that
SarahSarah , the Plaintiff in this action was taken
to the State ofIllinois IllinoisIllinois by any person having
the right or claiming the right to the service of the Plaintiff - & that she was there detained in IllinoisIllinois & there held
in servitude for the space of three or
four months- the plaintiff is entitled to
her freedom & the jury will so
findi in their verdict - (Here z.)
But if the jury believes from
the Evidence that the Plaintiff SarahSarah
was only taken to Illinoise temporarily
by the person or persons having
the right or claiming the right
to the service of the Plaintiff. & only
detained or kept there during
a temporary visit of such
person, without any intention
or purpse on the part of such
person or persons to keep or detain SarahSarah ,
in servitude in IllinoisIllinois or beyond
a mere temporary visit where they contemplate as the time of going, there -
if these facts appear in Evidence
to the satisfaction of the jury, they
Should find for the defendant