Minutes of Causes, Volume 3

The "Minutes of Causes" illustrates how the Lemmon Slave Case moved through the Supreme Court on appeal.

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   Jonathan Lemmon, Appellant               Henry D. Lapaugh Atty. for Appellant
                       agt.
   The People to.     Respondents        C A Arthur Erastus D. Culver Atty. for Respondents


                             1858 Janry 5    Notice of appeal + return filed Supreme Court 1st Dist.
                              " March 4        Notice of argument filed by Appellant for March 9 1858. Also by Respts.
                              " May 15         do          do         do      " Respt "         June T "
                              " Sept 10        do          do         do          " do            " Sept "  "        Also by Appellant
                              " Dec 22          do          do         do           do            " Janry " 1859         do " do
                             1859 March 3   do          do         do           do             " March T "             do " do
                              " May 19          do          do         do           do               " June T "             do " do
                               " Dec 21          do          do         do           do            " Jany T 1860
                             1860 Jany 24     Argued. Char O'Conor for Appt. Messrs Evarts + Blunt for Respondents
                              " Apl 13            Judgment affirmed. Remittitur forwarded.

"Minutes of Causes," vol. 3, pg. 2.
Courtesy New York State Archives.