Black Abolitionist Archive
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer apologizes for the crowd of protestors who gathered around and near the trial of fugitive slaves held earlier that week. He admonishes the protestors and askes them to cease such actions. But he also offers his contempt for the men who would hunt and capture those who they call "fugitives."
Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page