“Dred Scott,” Boston (MA) Herald, March 14, 1857, p. 4.
Zak Rosenberg, Dickinson College
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DRED SCOTT. It is stated that by the decision of the Supreme Court, Dred Scott and his family will legally become "the chattels" of Dr. Chaffee of Springfield, one of the Massachusetts delegation in Congress, that gentlemen having married the widow of Dr. Emerson of Missouri, the master of Dred Scott, who carried him into Illinois.