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
1850
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives, New York (State). Department of Education. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. Series A3045-78, No. 3652.
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