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Letter from Francis Jackson to Theodore Parker, 1854 June 11

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Title:
Letter from Francis Jackson to Theodore Parker, 1854 June 11
Description:
Francis Jackson writes to Theodore Parker in regards to finding a list of 230 fugitive slave names "which have been assisted by the vigilance committee since the passage of the Fugitive BIll, nearly all of whom have left the City for Canada, the British Dominions & elsewhere." He writes that their funds have been applied to support the fugitive slaves in Canada during the severe winters of that region. He writes that contributors have donated to Churches for the cause to benefit the fugitive slave. He mentions Mr. Caswell's efforts.
Author:
Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861
Addressee:
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860
Date:
June 11, 1854
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Fugitive slaves--Legal status, laws, etc--United States--History--19th century
Slavery--Law and legislation--United States--History--19th century
Slavery--United States--Legal status of slaves in free states--19th century
Vigilance committees--Massachusetts--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States
Fugitive slaves--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States
Slavery--Law and legislation--United States--History
Slavery--United States--Legal status of slaves in free states
Vigilance committees
Underground Railroad
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860
Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861
Caswell, Alexis, 1799-1877
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
1 leaf (2 p.) ; 26 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
Language:
English
Identifier:
5726343
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.24, p.59
Barcode:
39999086048962