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Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 29, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Beginning with an overview of a recent convention in Maine, the writer briefly summarizes state by state newspaper articles describing the current political position on the issue of slavery.

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

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

Keywords: anti-slavery; Brandon Post; Constitution; convention; Democratic party; doughface; Frederick Douglass' Paper; Free Soil State Convention; Fugitive Slave Law; government; Independence Day; Independent Democrat; Liberator; National Anti-Slavery Standard; newspaper; politics; Portland Inquirer; Whig National Convention; Winthrop

People: Barber, E.D.; Cass, [Lewis]; Douglas, [Stephen A.]; Farnsworth, Drummond; Fillmore, [Millard]; Garrison, William Lloyd; Marcy, [Randolph Barnes]; Parker, Theodore; Phillips, Wendell; Quincy, Edmund; Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873; Webster, [Daniel]

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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