People v. Solomon Gedney

Writ of habeas corpus and related documents issued for an enslaved Black child named Peter and his release. The writ was obtained after his mother Isabella Van Wagenen, later known as Sojourner Truth, successfully sued for it. The record includes the writ of habeas corpus, Isabella's deposition, Solomon Gedney's response, and the order of the court.
Identifier
NYSA_J0029-82_1828_People_v_Gedney
Date Original
1828
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives. New York (State). Supreme Court of Judicature (Utica). Writs of Habeas Corpus, 1807-1832. J0029-82. Box 3.
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