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John Quincy Adams' Request for Papers Relating to the Lower Court Trials of the Amistad Africans [Petition for Certioriari], 1841

ARC Identifier 301671 / MLR Number A1 21-1792-1933, A1 21-1934-1951 (...)

Item from Record Group 267: Records of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1772 - 2007

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Creator(s):Supreme Court of the United States. (02/02/1790 - )
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Textual Records

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Production Date(s):1841
Part Of:File Unit: United States, Appellants, v. The Libellants and Claimants of the Schooner Amistad, her tackle, apparel and furniture, together with her cargo, and the Africans mentioned and described in the several libels and claims, Appellees, 1839 - 1841

MLR Number: A1 21-1792-1933, A1 21-1934-1951 (...)
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Specific Records Type(s):Petitions
General Note(s):Exhibit no. 624.0199. Exhibit History: "American Originals," December 1997 - June 1998, National Archives Rotunda, Washington, DC, Exhibit No. 624.0199. "The Rights of All..." April 1987 - July 1987, Schomburg Center, New York, NY, Exhibit No. 1040.0003.
Online Resource:Teaching with Documents
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Online Resource Note:The Teaching with Documents online lesson plan,"The Amistad Case," features this item.
Variant Control Number(s):NAIL Control Number: NWCTB-267-PI139E21-2161(CERT)
NAIL Control Number: NWDT1-267-PI139E21-2161(CERT)
Other Identifier: 02485
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