The Slave Insurrection and Its Hero

…The whole affair appears to have been nothing more in its inception and little more in its execution than a plot for a “stampede” of the slaves––differing only in extent from attempts which are every day aided and abetted by the most virtuous of American citizens. Some of these, to escape the rigor of Southern law, backed by the Imperial power of the United States, have now been compelled to seek refuge in Canada….

[Editor's Note: The majority of this article has been omitted from our transcription except for the portions directly the term "slave stampedes" or some variant.]


"The Slave Insurrection and Its Hero," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Daily Citizen, November 25, 1859, p. 2

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