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Subtitle: Maria Pointer

Title: Thomas Pointer

Speaker or author: Pointer, Thomas

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle

Impassioned speech delivered to the citizens of Ohio asking them to stand up and denounce a law that required the return of fugitive slaves who had entered their state. The speaker asked them to go against an inhumane law for humanity's sake.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,013 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1860-11

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

Keywords: children; cruelty; inhumanity; injustice; Ohio; prejudice

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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