Mr. Garrison lingered in Baltimore for several weeks after the above letter was written, but, finding that his second trial, on Todd's personal suit, would not occur till the fall, unable to wait there so long, and satisfied that he could expect no justice from a Maryland jury or court, he determined to make no contest, and to let the case go by default. When it came to trial, therefore, the evidence was entirely one-sided and substantially the same as that given in the previous trial, though Captain Brown now appeared by deposition, testifying that the slaves were kindly treated on the voyage, and claiming credit for having ‘actually relieved their 2 condition in some degree,’ since he had carried them to ‘a climate much more congenial to their nature.’ He also expressed his belief that this was the only case in which Mr. Todd had allowed slaves to be carried in any of his
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