Sarah, a colored woman v. William Waddingham
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owner (Margaret KMargaret K .ProsserProsser ) and that
Mrs. ProsserProsser endeavored to send her back to a
slave state, but was prevented from so doing,
for some time, owing to the sickness and
delicate condition of plaintiffs infant child,
and that Mrs. ProsserProsser did send her out of the state
of IllinoisIllinois, so soon as the health of the child,
the bad state of the roads and the incliment winter
weather permitted, without detriment to the
feeble health of the child, then such detaining
of plaintiff in IllinoisIllinois, for the causes aforesaid, does
not entitle her to her freedom, and the verdict ought to be for the dependant.

Dec.17. 5. Before the jury can find for the plaintiff in this action
they must be satisfied from the evidence that the
plaintiff was taken to the state of Illinoise with the
knowledge and consent of her legal owner, and that her
owner (MargaretMargaret K KMargaret K . ProsserProsser ) detained plaintiff
in that state with the intention of holding
her in slavery.

If the jury believe from the evidence that the
plaintiff was carried to the state of IllinoisIllinois without the
knowledge and consent of her legal owner, and
that her owner (Mrs. M. K. ProsserProsser ) detained, There and longer Than the sickness of her child the bad state of
the roads and the inclement weather, made it
necessary, and that plaintiff was sent out of said
state as soon as possible without without endangering
her child's life, then such detention in
Ilinois does not give the plaintiff a right
to her freedom and ther verdict ought to be for
the defendant.