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Anthony Burns

The Defeat and Triumph of A Fugitive Slave
Hamilton, Virginia (Book - 1988 )
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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.
Authors: Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002
Title: Anthony Burns
the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, c1988
Characteristics: xiii, 193 p. ; 22 cm
Summary: 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.
Awards & Distinctions: Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1989
ISBN: 9780679839972
0679839976
9780394981857
0394981855
9780394881850
0394881850
Branch Call Number: 921 Burns
Statement of Responsibility: by Virginia Hamilton
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-189) and index
Subject Headings: Antislavery movements African Americans Biography Fugitive slaves Biography Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862
Topical Term: Antislavery movements
African Americans
Fugitive slaves
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002. Anthony Burns. New York : A.A. Knopf, c1988 (OCoLC)607750765
Online version: Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002. Anthony Burns. New York : A.A. Knopf, c1988 (OCoLC)572293475
LCCN: 87038063
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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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