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Anthony Burns : the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave / by Virginia Hamilton.

By: Hamilton, Virginia.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, c1988Description: xiii, 193 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0394881850; 0394981855 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862 -- Juvenile literature | Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862 | Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Antislavery movements -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Fugitive slaves | Slavery | Afro-Americans -- BiographyDDC classification: 973.6/6/0924 | B | 92 LOC classification: E450.B93 | H36 1988Summary: 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.
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Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 187-189.

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.

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