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Author Maltz, Earl M., 1950-

Title Fugitive slave on trial : the Anthony Burns case and abolitionist outrage / Earl M. Maltz.

Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  342.087 M299f 2010    ---  Available
 Axe Kansas Collection  342.087 M299f 2010 c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
Description x, 174 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Landmark law cases & American society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Massachusetts.
Loring, Edward G. (Edward Greely), 1802-1890.
ISBN 9780700617364 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0700617361 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780700617357 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700617353 (cloth : alk. paper)

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