The Defeat and Triumph of A Fugitive SlaveBook - 1988
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
Branch Call Number: 921 Burns
Characteristics: xiii, 193 pages ; 22 cm
From Library Staff
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.