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Subtitle: A Noble Act.

Title: Provincial Freeman - January 29, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer tells his readers about a family of slaves who were purchased by a committee of free men of African descent from slave traders at auction.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: bondage; Charleston; children; fugitive; Georgia; Macon; slave mart; South Carolina; women

People: de Reafe, M.; Gripon, J. M.; Jones, J. M.; O'Neil, Albert; Simmons, William

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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