He had no right to come back.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
The Wadesboro’ Argus tells of a free negro who lived in Wadesboro’, and removed to Ohio; but soon found he could not live as well there as in North Carolina, and came back.
If this negro staid out of the State 90 days he had no right to come back, according to law. We hope there has been no neglect of the law in this matter, on the part of the proper officers. No free negro is allowed by law to come into this State. Any person who brings one in as an emigrant, either by land or water, is liable to a fine of $500.
We notice this case in order to arouse the attention of the officers of the law. – North Carolinian.
Carolina Watchman, Salisbury, 10 Oct 1850.