Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Relations of Canada to American Slavery.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)
The writer discusses the role of Canada in U.S. efforts to capture runaway slaves. Since Canada is a British province, and since there are no slaves on British soil, slaves are not considered fugitives once they cross into Canada. He emphasizes the problems this relationship creates between the two countries.
Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages
People: Adams, John Quincy
Organization: Canadian Anti-Slavery Society
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