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Alabama. Legislature. Resolutions of the general assembly of Alabama, in relation to the obligations of the States to surrender fugitive slaves from justice.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.136.01 Author/Creator: Alabama. Legislature. Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Printed document Date: 21 January 1841 Pagination: 2 p. ; 22.5 x 14.7 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.136.01 Author/Creator: Alabama. Legislature. Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Printed document Date: 21 January 1841 Pagination: 2 p. ; 22.5 x 14.7 cm.

Summary of Content: 26th Congress, 2d session, Senate document no. 127. Printed by Blair & Rivers. Concerns the stealing and carrying away of a slave named Atticus by Daniel Philbrook and Edward Kilbron from Georgia to Maine. Maine refused to surrender Philbrook and Kilbron as fugitives from justice. Resolves that states should be required to surrender fugitives from justice from other states according to the U.S. Constitution.

People: Alabama. Legislature
Blair & Rives, 1834-1873
Philbrook, Daniel
Kilbron, Edward
Cottrell, James La Fayette, 1808-1885
Baker, R. A., fl. 1841

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: US ConstitutionGovernment and CivicsLawFugitive Slave ActRunaway SlaveSlaveryAfrican American HistoryEnslaved people

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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