The phenomenon of slaves running away and seeking to gain freedom is as old
as the institution of slavery itself. In the history of slavery in the United States, ...
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Sep 23, 2014 ... He remained a fugitive slave under the law until 1846, when supporters helped
him purchase his freedom from his former master.
Runaway slaves relied on knowledge of geography, clever disguises, tips from
Conductors and their own "motherwit" to evade hunters and catchers. Scholars ...
May 5, 2009 ... As many as 435,000 slaves lived in Alabama in 1860, comprising about 45
percent of the state's total population. No evidence of an organized ...
Aug 1, 2011 ... Runaway slaves and indentured servants were a persistent problem for
landowners in colonial Virginia. They fled from abusive masters, to take ...
FUGITIVE SLAVES. In the treatment of the Pennsylvania negro after 1800 there is
seemingly a strange contradiction, for he was the victim of violent prejudice at ...
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