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Fugitive slave on trial : the Anthony Burns case and abolitionist outrage

Author: Earl M Maltz
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2010.
Series: Landmark law cases & American society.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the case of a runaway slave who was tracked to Boston by his owner. Compellingly details the struggle over his fate and how that became a focal point for national controversy. Reveals how  Read more...

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Maltz, Earl M., 1950-
Fugitive slave on trial.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2010
(OCoLC)742577095
Named Person: Anthony Burns; Edward G Loring; Anthony Burns; Edward G Loring; Anthony Burns; Edward Greely Loring
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Earl M Maltz
ISBN: 9780700617364 0700617361 9780700617357 0700617353
OCLC Number: 607980812
Description: x, 174 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The problem of fugitive slaves, 1787-1841 --
Prigg v. Pennsylvania and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 --
Massachusetts responds --
Anthony Burns : escape, capture, and failed rescue --
The rendition hearing --
The verdict --
Return to bondage --
The fate of Anthony Burns --
The fate of the rescuers --
Loring under attack --
The Personal Liberty Law of 1855 and the removal of Edward Loring.
Series Title: Landmark law cases & American society.
Responsibility: Earl M. Maltz.

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