John Quincy Adams diary 41, entry for 29 March 1841, page 292
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In his seventy-fourth year, John Quincy Adams appeared before the United States Supreme Court to argue on behalf of Africans who had been kidnapped into slavery in Cuba but who had escaped to the United States by capturing the ship on which they were held, the Amistad.