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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08381.16 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Lawerence County, Alabama Type: Autograph note Date: Circa 1858-1859 Pagination: 1 p. : 5 x 19 cm.

Summary of Content: Looks like a part of a list, Has number one in the top left corner and states that the captor of a runaway slave, who is not his master, or having legal control over him has no right in order to effect that capture to jepordise the life or limb of the slave. the whole thing is in pencil, however there is in pen written over the text "Refused".


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Enslaved peopleLawAfrican American HistorySlaverySlave RebellionWeaponryFugitive Slave ActRunaway Slave

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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