Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: John S. Jacobs
Speaker or author: Jacobs, John S., 1815-1875
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 1 page, 333 word document (text and image)
Date published: 1850-10-01
People: Hamlet, James