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Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 15, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer reviews the case of a man captured as a fugitive slave in New York. Before the trial was over, the Marshal took it upon himself to defy the court and take the man to the slave owner who claimed the man as his run-away slave.

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

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

Keywords: court; crime; fugitive; law; New York; Pacific Hotel; slave catcher; slave hunter; Supreme Court; trial

People: Hall, Commissioner; Jay, Mr.; Judson, Commissioner; Long, Henry; Parker, Mr.; Smith, Dr.; White, Mr.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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