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Court News Gleanings

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After Thirty-Five Years
Memphis, Tenn. Dec 14 -, Mose Plummer, a colored policeman of this city is about to bring suit against persons in Calhoun county, Illinois, for abducting him when a child and selling him into slavery. Plummer has but lately learned the facts on which the suit is based. His father was a freed man, living in the county named, and this abduction occurred in 1853.
[Source: The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) December 14, 1887. Transcribed by BW]

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