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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 14, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer relates the story of a fugitive slave captured in Illinois who was rescued by a band of citizens and helped to cross the border into Canada.

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: Canada; crime; fugitive; Fugitive Slave Law; Missouri; prison; Underground Railroad; Union County jail

People: Basset, George W.; Campbell, Mr.; Chamberlain, Mr.; Cook, B. C.; Gray, James; Hosmer, Marshal; Hossack, John; King, Mr.; Murray, Bronson; Roots, Mr.; Smith, Mr.; Stout, James; Stout, Joseph

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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