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Title: John T. Raymond

Speaker or author: Raymond, John T., Rev.

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Overview of speech offered in protest of the Fugitive Slave Bill that was contributing to the kidnapping of nominally free black citizens of New York. Emphasis was placed on the recent experience in this regard of James Hamlet, who escaped after being kidnapped to be sold into slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 774 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850-10-05

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: British; chattel; family; freedom; Fugitive Slave Bill; government; Horace Greeley; James Hamlet; liberty; Millard Fillmore; tax

People: Fillmore, Millard; Greeley, Horace; Hamlet, James

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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