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Description Date Docket #
FIELD v. SEABURY , 60 U.S. 323 (1856) December 01, 1856 No. 464
DRED SCOTT v. SANDFORD , 60 U.S. 393 (1856) December 01, 1856 No. 38
EX PARTE SECOMBE , 60 U.S. 9 (1856) December 01, 1856
BROWN v. DUCHESNE , 60 U.S. 183 (1856) December 01, 1856
HIPP, FOR USE OF CUESTA v. BABIN , 60 U.S. 271 (1856) December 01, 1856
IOWA R LAND CO v. BLUMER , 206 U.S. 482 (1856) May 15, 1856 No. 207

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