Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Late Philadelphia Libel Suit.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
Detailed account of a libel case brought about by Ellen Wells against William Still. Mr. Still was found guilty, fined $100 and sentenced to ten days in jail (a term later commuted to four days).
Description of file(s): three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)
People: Anderson, Mr.; Brown, David Paul; Carter, Mr.; Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893; Earle, George H.; Garrison, William Lloyd; Grimes, Leonard A., 1815-1874; Haynes, Julia Dean; Johnson, Mrs. F.; Kelley, W. D.; McKim, J. Miller; Pierce, W.S.; Still, William, 1821-1902.; Thompson, Judge; Wells, Ellen B.