Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860
Trial of Thomas Sims, on an issue of personal liberty, on the claim of James Potter, of Georgia, against him, as an alleged fugitive from service :
Trial of the Rev. Jacob Gruber, minister in the Methodist Episcopal church, at the March term, 1819, in the Frederick County court, for a misdemeanor.
Unconstitutionality of the Fugitive slave act :
The United States of America, by information, versus the Schooner Wanderer, and cargo :