Harriet Scott vs. Irene Emerson
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âGiven1[?]If the Jury believe from the evidence that the plaintiff was held in Slavery by the deceased Doctor EmersonEmerson at situated in the Territory of the United StatesUnited States North West of the river OhioOhio, as defined by the act of Congress of July 12 1787. entitled "An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the North West of the River, , at any time after said ordinance went into effect, and at the time was the property of Said EmersonEmerson , then Said Plaintiff is entitled to his freedom â

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