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Fugitive slaves Legal status, laws, etc. United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James S. Fruit, L. R. Burk, and John L. Blangy Deposition, 1864

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a deposition by James S. Fruit, L. R. Burk, and John L. Blangy, attesting to their attendance at a court case in Henderson County, Kentucky, on September 3, 1864. In the case, three men--J.W. Henderson, G.W. Scott, and Moses Harris--were tried for attemping to help Newton, an enslaved man who had escaped, to cross the Ohio River and join the Union Army. Newton's owner was Archibald Dixon.
Dates: 1864

Reward Broadside for Runaway Slaves

Identifier: MSS-3761
Overview Early broadside offering a reward for two runaway slaves.
Dates: 1833-04-09