Indexed by: Subject | Author | Date | Document Type|
Listed Under: Africans |
Slavery and the Courts
John Quincy Adams
Argument of John Quincy Adams, before the Supreme Court
Citation Information:Adams, John Quincy, "I appear...on...behalf of thirty-six individuals, the life and liberty of every one...depend on...this court," Argument of John Quincy Adams, before the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Case of the United States, Appellants, vs. Cinque, and Others, Africans, Captured in the Schooner Amistad. Delivered on February 24, and March 1, 1841.