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Speech of John Hossack, convicted of violation of the Fugitive Slave Law : before Judge Drummond, of the U.S. District Court of Chicago.

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Main Author: Hossack, John
Other Names: Drummond, Thomas, | Barnet, James,
Published: [Chicago] : Printed by James Barnet, 189 Lake Street, Chicago, [1860]
Topics: Fugitive slaves - United States - Legal status, laws, etc. | Slaves - United States - Legal status, laws, etc. | Slavery - Law and legislation - United States. | Abolitionists - Illinois - History - 19th century. | Hossack, John, 1806-1891.
Regions: Illinois - History - 1778-1865.
Genres: Broadsides - Illinois - Chicago - 1860.
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Main Author: Hossack, John, 1806-1891.
Physical Description: 1 broadside ; 56 x 41 cm.
Notes: Printed broadside containing the inspired speech made by John Hossack before Judge Thomas Drummond of the United States District Court in Chicago, during the February 1860 term. Hossack, accused of aiding in the rescue of the runaway slave, Jim Gray, from federal marshalls in Ottawa, Illinois, on Oct. 20, 1859, was appealing his conviction for violating the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.
Printed in three columns, within a decorative woodcut border.
Also issued as a pamphlet by the American Anti-Slavery Society, in New York in 1860.
Restored and backed on Japanese tissue paper.
In large Bristol board folder.
Forms part of the Rudy Lamont Ruggles Collection at the Newberry Library.
For additional information, consult the Special Collections Info File.
Other Names: Drummond, Thomas, 1809-1890.
Barnet, James, printer.
United States. District Court (Illinois : Northern District)
Rudy Lamont Ruggles Collection (Newberry Library) ICN

More Details for: Speech of John Hossack, convicted of vio