Another Runaway Slave Affair

From the Boston Post comes the story that the bark, Kazan, arrived from Mobile, with a slave who had stowed away on board without the knowledge of the crew. The owners discovered him, had him arrested, and committed to jail.  Some colored people bailed him out of jail. In the meantime, S.E. Sewall, Esq., had obtained a habeus corpus writ, intending to bring his case to the Supreme Court, and have him released. But he was already free.  The article concludes,  “He has, therefore, nothing more to do than to railroad it and steamboat it to Canada, and become one of Queen Victoria’s loving subjects.”