Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: George T. Downing
Speaker or author: Downing, George T. (George Thomas), 1819-1903
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. The speaker was responding to a story of the recent experience of James Hamlet, who escaped after being kidnapped to be sold into slavery.
Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 289 word document (text and image)
Date published: 1850-10-01
People: Greely, Horace