Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Charles Bennet Ray
Speaker or author: Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886
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 is placed on the recent experience of James Hamlet, who escaped after being kidnapped to be sold into slavery.
Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 225 word document (text and image)
Date published: 1850-10-05
People: Hamlet, James
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