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Collection Reference Number GLC04717.16
From Archive Folder Collection related to Gerrit Smith 
Title Anti-Fugitive Slave Law Meeting. At a large meeting of persons from various parts of the State of New York, held in the City of Syracuse...
Date 9 January 1851
Author Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Additional authors Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895)
Document Type Non-governmental organization document
Content Description (title continues)... January 9th 1851, and of which Frederick Douglass was President, the following resolutions and address were unanimously adopted. The address is the same, and, with an inconsiderable exception, the Resolutions are the same, as those, which were reported by Gerrit Smith to the State Convention held in said City, January 7th, 8th, 9th, 1851.
Subjects Reform Movement  Abolition  African American History  Fugitive Slave Act  Runaway Slave  
People Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895)  
Place written Syracuse, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Smith, a politician from New York, served as a U.S. Representative from 1853-1854. He was a noted philanthropist and social reformer active in anti-slavery campaigns and women's rights.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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