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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - May 19, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

Detailed account of a libel case brought about by Ellen Wells against William Still. Mr. Still was found guilty, fined $100 and sentenced to ten days in jail (a term later commuted to four days).

Description of file(s): three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)

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

Keywords: anti-slavery; beggars; black slave holders; Boston; California; character; court; fugitives; fund raising; legal; school

People: Anderson, Mr.; Brown, David Paul; Carter, Mr.; Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893; Earle, George H.; Garrison, William Lloyd; Grimes, Leonard A., 1815-1874; Haynes, Julia Dean; Johnson, Mrs. F.; Kelley, W. D.; McKim, J. Miller; Pierce, W.S.; Still, William, 1821-1902.; Thompson, Judge; Wells, Ellen B.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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