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Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874) Anti-fugitive slave law meeting: at a large meeting of persons from various parts of the state of New York, held in the City of Syracuse January 9th 1851...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.143 Author/Creator: Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874) Place Written: Syracuse, New York Type: Printed document Date: 09 January 1851 Pagination: 4 p. ; 32 x 20.4 cm.

Summary of Content: [Title continued] and of which Frederick Douglass was president, the following resolutions and address were unanimously adopted. The Address is the same, and, with an inconsiderable exception, the Resolutions are the same, as those, which were reported by Gerrit Smith to the State Convention held in said City, January 7th, 8th, 9th, 1851. Previous documentation suggests this is a first edition. Place of publication is not cited.

People: Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Fugitive Slave ActRunaway SlaveAfrican American HistorySlaveryAbolitionReform MovementLawGovernment and CivicsUS ConstitutionEnslaved people

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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