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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Connecticut acts against Slave-Hunting

City: Hartford

State: CT

Start date: 1854-07-14

End date: 1854-07-14

Content: The State of Connecticut has passed a bill, An Act for the Defence of Liberty, that will, if strictly enforced, make slave-hunting dangerous in that State. It includes a provision of a $5,000 fine and five years imprisonment for any person who participates in acts which support the Fugitive Slave Law.

Notable people involved:

Citations: July 14, 1854 Liberator

ID: 64