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U.S. Supreme Court
Holmes v. Sevier, 154 U.S. 582 (1872)
Holmes v. Sevier
Argued and submitted November 8, 1871
Decided May 6, 1872
154 U.S. 582
The liability of the maker of a note given for the purchase of slaves before the civil war was not affected by their emancipation.
The case is stated in the opinion.