William Fenwick v. Lansing Tooker. Jury Instructions


If the Jury believe from the evidence that the Petr's mother was living in Alexandria County, the property and in the possession of Robt Patton also then an inhabitant of that County & residing there, and that Wm Tennison then being an inhabitant of [illegible] living in Washington County, went to Alex: & [illegible] and there brought her of the sd. Robt Patton (a) brought her forthwith to Washington County to reside therein then such importation is not within the permission of the ninth section of the act of Congress of the 24 June 1812, & if the Petr was born after that importation he is entitled to his freedom.

(a) who thereupon delivered her into the actual possession of said Tennison, who in Alexandria, who