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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 2, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer relates the story of a fugitive, arrested for murder in Canada, who was freed by a Canadian court on a technicality in the reading of the Ashburton Treaty.

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

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

Keywords: arrest; Ashburton Treaty; British; Canada; Creole; crime; Free Will Baptist; fugitive; government; law; Missouri; prison; Toronto Globe

People: Anderson, Mr.; Ashburton, Lord; Cinque; Diggs, Seneca T. P.; Draper, Chief Justice; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Haggarty, Mr.; McDonald, Mr.; Palmerton, Lord; Richard, Mr.; Seabury, Dr.; Smith, Gerrit; Webster, Daniel

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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