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Civil War. Effects of the Fugitive Slave Law, Cartoon from Newspaper

A political cartoon titled "Effects of the Fugitive Slave Law". It depicts four escaped slaves being recaptured by armed white men. Below are excerpts from the Bible and the Declaration of Independence that were used to argue against the law. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Identifier: NYSA_A3045-78_3652
Date (Original): 1850
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, New York (State). Department of Education. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional glass lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. Series A3045-78, No. 3652.
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Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 1427,
Negative Numbers: 3652

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