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Title: Weekly Advocate - February 25, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

An account of the experiences of two recently captured fugitive slaves who wait in prison in New York. A visiting minister spoke with them and recounted their stories to the press.

Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: black-legs; fugitive; inheritence; kidnappers; law; New York; prison; soul-catcher; Utica

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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