The Amistad Mutineers Trial
1839

Cinque

 

NEWSPAPER ACCOUNT OF DISTRICT COURT TRIAL
Niles' National Register, January 25, 1840

Despite direct attempts of the Van Buren administration to cause the District Court to decline jurisdiction, Judge Andrew T. Judson frees Cinque and the others. This decision is affirmed by the Circuit Court and upheld by the Supreme Court.

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