Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Enslaving of British Subjects.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)
The writer responds to a law enforced in some slave states that requires free black seamen (in this case British subjects) to be held in jails while ships are in their ports.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column
People: Mathew, G. B.