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0030314
NOBLE: M. GARNER, 1867.
A runaway slave, Margaret Garner, threatened with the return to her former condition under the Fugitive Slave Act, attempts to kill her children rather than have them returned to slavery. Pencil sketch for a painting by Thomas Satterwhite Noble, 1867.
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0064421
FREDERICK DOUGLASS
(c1817-1895). American abolitionist. Douglass (seated at table beside a Quaker woman wearing a bonnet) and other abolitionists at the open-air Fugitive Slave Law Convention, Cazenovia, New York, 22 August 1850. Daguerreotype by Ezra Greenleaf Weld.
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0048497
FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW.
A slaveholder is riding Daniel Webster while William Lloyd Garrison protects a black woman in this comment on the Fugitive Slave Law. Lithograph cartoon, 1851.
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0525797
ANTHONY BURNS (1834-1862.)
American preacher and slave. Engraving illustrating his escape from slavery and subsequent arrest and trial under the Fugitive Slave Act.
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0047847
ANTHONY BURNS (1834-1862).
American slave. Police and soldiers guarding the Boston courthouse during Burns' trial under the Fugitive Slave Law in 1854: line engraving, 19th century.
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0101550
FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT, 1850.
'The Black List.' Contemporary broadside attacking free-state Congressmen who voted for the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.
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0006250
ANTHONY BURNS (1834-1862).
American slave. Boston poster of 25 May 1854, announcing Burns' arrest the previous day and his forthcoming trial under the Fugitive Slave Law.
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0006249
ANTHONY BURNS (1834-1862).
American slave. Cover of a pamphlet, 1854, telling of Burns' trial at Boston, Massachusetts, under the Fugitive Slave Law.
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0006726
BOSTON: SLAVECATCHERS.
A handbill composed by Theodore Parker, 24 April 1851, warning 'Colored People of Boston' to avoid talking to watchmen and police officers as they are empowered by the Fugitive Slave Act to kidnap slaves.
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0017208
FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT, 1850.
'Operations of the Fugitive-Slave Law.' A fugitive slave captured by his owner. Wood engraving, American, contemporary with the 1850 act.
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0064544
FREDERICK DOUGLASS
(c1817-1895). American abolitionist. Douglass (seated at table beside a Quaker woman wearing a bonnet) and other abolitionists at the open-air Fugitive Slave Law Convention, Cazenovia, New York, 22 August 1850. Oil over a daguerreotype by Ezra Greenleaf Weld.
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0037437
ANTHONY BURNS (1834-1862).
American slave. A Boston poster of 26 May 1854 announcing a public meeting to discuss the arrest of Burns on 24 May and his forthcoming trial under the Fugitive Slave Law.
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0000018
FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT, 1850.
'Effects of the Fugitive Slave Law.' An anti-Fugitive Slave Act cartoon. Engraving, 1850.
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0015372
ABOLITION: PHILLIPS, 1851.
Wendell Phillips speaking against the Fugitive Slave Act on Boston Common in 1851: of interest is the number of seemingly prosperous freedmen in the audience: wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0009219
BOSTON: SLAVECATCHERS, 1851. A handbill composed by Theodore Parker warning 'Colored People of Boston' to avoid talking to watchmen and police officers as they are empowered by the Fugitive Slave Act to kidnap slaves. Handbill, 24 April 1851.
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0063789
ANTHONY BURNS TRIAL, 1854.
Federal and state troops returning Anthony Burns to slavery after his fugitive slave trial at the courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, May 1854: Engraving, 19th century.
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0010922
FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT, c1850.
'Operations of the Fugitive-Slave Law.' A fugitive slave captured by his owner. Engraving, c1850.
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0037438
ANTHONY BURNS TRIAL, 1854.
A Boston broadside of 26 May 1854 announcing a public meeting to discuss the arrest of Anthony Burns on 24 May and his forthcoming trial under the Fugitive Slave Law. Broadside, 1854.
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0007000
FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT, 1850.
'Effects of the Fugitive Slave Law.' An anti-Fugitive Slave Act cartoon. Engraving, 1850.
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0030696
SLAVE: FUGITIVE LAW, 1854.
Cover of a pamphlet telling of the trial of Anthony Burns (1834-1862) in Boston under the Fugitive Slave Law.
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0037769
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, 1852.
The runaway slave Scipio hunted by a mob, as his master, St. Clare, tries to prevent his death by buying Scipio again. Engraving after George Cruikshank from the first English edition, 1883, of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin.
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0060271
ABOLITION: PHILLIPS, 1851.
Wendell Phillips speaking against the Fugitive Slave Act on Boston Common in 1851: of interest is the number of seemingly prosperous freedmen in the audience. Engraving from a contemporary American newspaper, 1851.
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0038894
FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT, 1850.
A band of runaway slaves in chains rounded up for return to their owners under the provisions of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Drawing, c1930.