United States v. Schooner Emperor

United States v. Schooner Emperor

Lower Court

  • United States Supreme Court


  • 1839


  • 476


  • 864



4th If you answered Yea, say if it has not

your opinion from [?] said persons and the opinion of

the [?] in the [?] [?] that they were brought

from some foreign country?

5th Was it not your belief and the general

belief that said negroes had been [?] [?] into the County

by the Schooner Emperor?

[ms torn] [ms illegible]

[ms torn] by the above questions?

1st Interrogatory to Warren Cromwell Are

you acquainted with the Schooner Emperor, and

do you know her master or commander Charles

G. Cox?

2nd Did said vessel enter this Bay

of St. Joseph sometime during the last spring; if

so state the time?

3rd About the time of the visit of said

vessel, did not a [?] of negroes [ms torn]

to be from some foreign county [?] [?] appearance

in the vicinity of St Joseph?

4th Do you know who owned or claimed

said negroes: If so, state the name of the owner’s


5th Do you not know the fact that said

slaves were brought into the Territory by the Schooner

Emperor when under the command of said

Charles G. Cox?

6th Were you not told by a man of the name of Krosky, Malherbe, or by the Master

Charles G. Cox, or some other person, that said

negroes were brought from the Island of Cuba

or some other foreign country by the said Schooner


7th Did not Malherbe and Krosky

claim said negroes and plan them under the

control of Robert L Adams?

8th State all the facts and circumstances within your knowledge, not called forth by

any of the above questions, calculated to establish the