Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: John Mercer Langston
Speaker or author: Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897.
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Harvard University -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets
Eloquent comment denouncing the Fugitive Slave Law. The speaker noted that a just law "...commands what is right, and prohibits what is wrong," and that the Fugitive Slave Law has made a mockery of this basic tenet.
Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 307 word document (text and image)
Date published: 1851-01-15
Publication type: Speeches