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Hard case. --The parties implicated in the alleged abduction of certain Africans from near Cape Leoando, in the brig Storm King, captured many months since on the Guinea coast, have all been tried and acquitted, after having had their vessel and personal effects taken from them by the self-sacrificing marines of Uncle Sam, (for their own benefit,) and having suffered many weary months' of imprisonment in loathsome jails. Those of the parties that it was deemed necessary to make an example
not choose to put him on trial on the evidence, (which was to the effect that he was found aboard the Storm King, and claimed to be a passenger,) no doubt fearing that a jury would see nothing in a man's wishing to leave so hot a place as the Guinea coast.
Lockhart was then sent to the county jail for safe-keeping, and since then the agents of the nearly deceased Uncle Sam have been perambulating the country, at his expense, to search up testimony to convict one of his children.
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