“Emancipation of Dred Scott and Family,” New York Times, May 27, 1857, p. 5: 3.
New York Daily Times
Emancipation of Dred Scott and Family
Scott Ackerman, Dickinson College
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Emancipation of Dred Scott and Family.
ST. LOUIS, Tuesday May 26.
DRED SCOTT, with his wife and two daughters, were emancipated today by TAYLOR BLOW, Esq. They had all been conveyed to him by Mr. CHAFFE, of Massachusetts, for that purpose.