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Subtitle: Slaves in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 13, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer responds to an article in another newspaper saying that fugitive slaves are living in decaying war barracks in Canada. The article describes much poverty and suffering there.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Barracks; Canada; fugitives; housing; National Era; New York Recorder; refugees; Slavery; war; Windsor

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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