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Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Kelso Chronicle

Speech regarding the injustices of the Fugitive Slave Law. The speaker read a warrant for the return of one fugitive slave that offered a reward of $125 for his safe return or $150 for the return of his "head."

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,526 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: Brazil; fugitive; Great Britain; injustice; law; liberty; Richard Hutt; Spain

People: Hutt, Richard

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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