Subtitle: A Noble Act.
Title: Provincial Freeman - January 29, 1859
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)
The writer tells his readers about a family of slaves who were purchased by a committee of free men of African descent from slave traders at auction.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century
Keywords: bondage; Charleston; children; fugitive; Georgia; Macon; slave mart; South Carolina; women
People: de Reafe, M.; Gripon, J. M.; Jones, J. M.; O'Neil, Albert; Simmons, William
Publication type: editorials; Newspapers