New York, NY
The Dred Scott Family On The Front Page
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The Dred Scott family on the front page FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, on June 27, 1857. From 1846-1857, Scott waged a long legal battle for his freedom, which he lost with the infamous Supreme Court ruling of on March 6, 1857. Fortunately, benefactors purchased the family's freedom on May 26, 1857.
December 6th, 2011
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