August 13, 1858 Here, in a speech, Garrison comments on the falsehoods which have been circulated about Burns, says that Burns has visited him in his office, that the assertions…

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July 30, 1858 William Cooper Nell provides a false statement from the Virginia Herald, which says that Burns is now in the Penitentiary of Mass., convicted of robbery.  Nell indicates…

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October 30, 1857 Three lines tell that Burns is now a student in the Fairmount Theological Seminary, and that he has studied  a year or so at Oberlin.

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August 24. 1855 Higginson writes to Garrison, commenting on a report by Edmund Quincy, which indicates that the rescue was “ill-advised and injudicious”.  His response includes: “If it is ever…

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February 23, 1855 Craft writes to Garrison, from London.  “I was pleased to see that it required military force to return poor Burns into slavery.  I think the law would…

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January 5, 1855  A Washington correspondent of the New York Tribune, tells of the purchase of  Burns by McDaniels, of North Carolina, and then appeals, “Anthony having many friends in…

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December 29, 1854 The Evening Telegraph says that Burns has been sold to “a North Carolina negro trader, (after $1400 had been tendered both here and in Virginia, and after…

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November 17, 1854 From the Richmond Enquirer, comes notice that Anthony Burns has left Richmond, in possession of David McDaniel, Esq., of Nash County, N.C., who purchased him for the…

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October 27, 1854 Notice of a Petition to the Mass. House and Senate, asking for the removal of Judge Edward Greeley Loring, from the office of a Judge of Suffolk…

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June 16, 1854 Here the paper publishes “extracts from a brave and eloquent ‘Discourse on Christian Politics, delivered in Williams Hall, Boston, on Whitsunday, June 4, 1854, by James Freeman…

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June 16, 1854 Under the Refuge of Oppression column, from the N. Y. Journal of Commerce, there is a concern that there will be an attempt in Congress to amend…

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June 9, 1854 The paper proudly prints a resignation of Joseph K. Hayes, because he has received an order which, “if performed, would implicate me in the execution of that…

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June 9, 1854 “A man has been successfully kidnapped in Boston, and carried off to Virginia as the rightful property of another!…..One fact, at least, is settled : — No…

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June 9, 1854 With its source not clear, under the title Triumph of Law, this notice says:  “It is with great satisfaction we announce to our readers the complete triumph…

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June 2, 1854 Arrested at the corner of Brattle and Court Street, Burns was taken to the Court House, where he was kept for the night by the Marshall. “During…

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