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Amusing Trial in which a Yankee Lawyer Renders a Just Verdict by Anonymous
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Amusing Trial, in Which a Yankee Lawyer Rendered a Just Verdict.

Published at the Office of the Youth's Cabinet, 126 Fulton Street.

NEW YORK.
1841.




[Illustration: _A Slave sold at Auction._]

A time there was, when no one thought
It sin, to hold a slave he'd bought,
And of his strength have the command,
As much as of his house and land.
A Yankee Lawyer long had kept
A negro-man with whom he slept.

[Illustration]

And ate, and Sabbath day,
He half the time from church would stay;
When Cuff his master's garments wore.--
'Twas strange you say, but he was poor;
And though he cared not for Cuff's soul,
Yet such the times, that on the whole,

[Illustration: CAGE.]