TITLE

Chapter 3: Slave Hunters on the Hill!

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Freedom Stairs;2004, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the threats encountered by the Rankin family in being involved in the Underground Railroad in Ohio. His father decided to travel around the U.S. in order to preach emancipation. His family and friends were able to prevent armed slave hunters from entering their house to search for slaves. A group of slave owners from Kentucky have published a reward of $2000 for the abduction or assassination of Underground Railroad operators in Ohio.
ACCESSION #
19535986

 

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