Fugitive Slave Law Warning

This broadside warns the African American people of Boston to "avoid conversing with the watchman and police officers of Boston." After Congress passed the Fugitive Slave law, African Americans could be seized and sent to slavery without a fair trial.

Date:
1855 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Document
Item#:
1850.0096
Height:
2943px
Width:
1918px
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