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Subtitle: Arrivals.

Title: Provincial Freeman - July 26, 1856

Speaker or author: S[hadd], I[saac] D.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses the effect of the Fugitive Slave Law on the increased number of people arriving in Canada in hopes of finding the freedom they were being denied in the U.S.

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

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

Keywords: agriculture; Fugitive Slave Law; government; land; Nebraska Bill; railroad; railway; Slavery

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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