Black Abolitionist Archive
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)
The writer briefly tells his readers about an African American man who was arrested for theft and subsequently accused of being a fugitive slave. He pleaded guilty to the crime and thus chose prison over the possibility of slavery.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column
The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The documents may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium, provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. The source of the material, the University of Detroit Mercy Black Abolitionist Archive, must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.