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The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Captain Fountain's schooner; Twenty-eight fugitives were concealed in this vessel.

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Title
The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Captain Fountain's schooner; Twenty-eight fugitives were concealed in this vessel.
Names
Still, William (1821-1902) (Author)
Collection

underground railroad: A record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, & c., narrating the hardships, hair-breadth escapes, and death struggles of the slaves in their efforts for freedom, as related by themselves and others or witnessed by the author : together with sketches of some of the largest stockholders and most liberal aiders and advisers of the road.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Porter & Coates
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.973-S
Topics
Fugitive slaves
Police
Cargo ships
Searching
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR2082902-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11664210
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2467d1c0-c6ef-012f-1989-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1821: Creator Born
  • 1872: Issued
  • 1902: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Captain Fountain's schooner; Twenty-eight fugitives were concealed in this vessel." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-79a9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Captain Fountain's schooner; Twenty-eight fugitives were concealed in this vessel." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-79a9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1872). The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Captain Fountain's schooner; Twenty-eight fugitives were concealed in this vessel. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-79a9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Captain Fountain's schooner; Twenty-eight fugitives were concealed in this vessel.