Anthony Burns

The Defeat and Triumph of A Fugitive Slave

Hamilton, Virginia

Book - 1988
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Anthony Burns
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A biography of the slave who escaped to Boston in 1854, was arrested at the instigation of his owner, and whose trial caused a furor between abolitionists and those determined to enforce the Fugitive Slave Acts.

Publisher: New York :, A.A. Knopf,, [1988], ©1988
ISBN: 9780679839972
0679839976
9780394981857
0394981855
9780394881850
0394881850
Branch Call Number: 921 Burns
Characteristics: xiii, 193 pages ; 22 cm

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Anthony Burns escaped from his owner in Stafford County only to be recaptured and put on trial for his freedom. He became a national celebrity for the Abolitionist cause. This Jefferson Cup winner is also available as an eBook.


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