Subtitle: The Ottawa Rescuers.
Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 14, 1860
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
The writer relates the story of a fugitive slave captured in Illinois who was rescued by a band of citizens and helped to cross the border into Canada.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century
Keywords: Canada; crime; fugitive; Fugitive Slave Law; Missouri; prison; Underground Railroad; Union County jail
People: Basset, George W.; Campbell, Mr.; Chamberlain, Mr.; Cook, B. C.; Gray, James; Hosmer, Marshal; Hossack, John; King, Mr.; Murray, Bronson; Roots, Mr.; Smith, Mr.; Stout, James; Stout, Joseph
Publication type: editorials; Newspapers