* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1839 Runaway slaves

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1839 Legislatures of North & South Massachusetts Legislature Runaway slaves

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…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Runaway slaves

Under a title, Life in New Orleans, there is a listing of six advertisements which offer rewards varying from $5 to $100, from slaveholders, for the return of slaves who…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Runaway slaves Slavery

April 7, 1843 Here is a notice addressed to the friends of Liberty who want to help those in flight from the southern institution …”Those who can afford shelter or…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1843 Nell, William Cooper Runaway slaves

September 1, 1843 About twenty slaves, in Maryland, intended to go to Canada.  They met in Baltimore County, got as far as Havre de Grace, where two of their number…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Judge, Olna Marie Runaway slaves Washington, George

August 29, 1845 Under Refuge of Oppression, there is an item from the Barnstable (Democratic!) Patriot The item is vitriolic in criticism of Jonathan Walker, and Mr. Loring Moody, of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Runaway slaves Walker, Jonathan

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1850 Fugitive Slave Laws Legislation Runaway slaves

January 19, 1855 From the Boston Evening Transcript, the story of Jackson, an alleged fugitive, who had been in the city for eight weeks.  A Capt Fox, pursues Jackson. Jackson…

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