chattels personal

See: movable
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Special chattels personal were once confined to movies and games.
Passage of the Fugitive Slave Law entitled all slave-owners to recapture their "property" or "chattels personal" escaped to the Free States; it enlisted federal judges, commissioners, and marshals to assist in this enterprise; and it engendered the exodus of hundreds of Southern fugitives from New England to parts Canadian or across the Atlantic.