Account of Hearing, 4 January 1843 [Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault]

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laws— to reqire bonds of masters of vassels— by retaliation.
Priggs— Comweath of fugitives from Justice & Savvery <​Slaves​> on the same footing.— Congress having passed Laws— the State laws are void.— 5 wheaten— where Congress has legislatd— it is not competent for State<​s​> to Legislate, all power <​is​> in congress— in relation to fugitive Slaves— (Story) last January term S. C. of aid of States is not wantd. they cannot intrude themselves.— Federal Governmnt is competent.
This Court has not only Jurisdicti[o]n [p. 62]
laws— to reqire bonds of masters of vassels— by retaliation.
Priggs— Comweath of fugitives from Justice & Slaves on the same footing.— Congress having passed Laws— the State laws are void.— 5 wheaten— where Congress has legislatd— it is not competent for States to Legislate, all power is in congress— in relation to fugitive Slaves— (Story) last January term S. C. of aid of States is not wantd. they cannot intrude themselves.— Federal Governmnt is competent.
This Court has not only Jurisdiction [p. 62]
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