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" the presumption of the law in Illinois is that every person is free without regard to color," and "the sale of a free person is illegal." Thus the selling of indentured servants was rendered illegal. This decision, as well as that rendered in the case... "
The History of Negro Servitude in Illinois: And of the Slavery Agitation in ... - Page 105
by Norman Dwight Harris - 1904 - 276 pages
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Black Chicago's First Century, Volume 1

Christopher Robert Reed - African Americans - 2005
...named subject to servitude. Beon v. Juliet, 1 S. 258. In the State of Illinois every person is presumed free, without regard to color, and the sale of a free person is illegal. Bailey v. Cromwell, etal. 3 S. 71; Kenney v. Cook, 3 S. 232. See also, case of Sarah v. Borders, 4...
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