Circular from the Chaplin Fund Committee [electronic resource] : Believers in Jesus Christ--lovers of impartial liberty--human men and women--to you we appeal. Casenovia, Aug. 22, 1850. William L. Chaplin, a native of Massachusetts, long a resident of the state of New York--the accomplished gentleman, the ripe scholar, the upright statesman, the whole-souled philanthropist, the sincere, practical Christian; William L. Chaplin is imprisoned at the city of Washington ...
- Soliciting contributions to aid in the defense of abolitionist William L. Chaplin, who was charged with "having assisted certain enslaved fellow-men in their attempt to escape from bondage, and ... with an assault upon those who arrested him, with an intent to kill them." Includes the names of twenty-eight "well known men" from throughout the United States, appointed to the Chaplin Fund Committee by a Cazenovia convention.
Signed: James C. Jackson, chairman. Charles A. Wheaton, Samuel J. May, secretaries.
Printed area measures 24.5 x 16.5 cm.
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- Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 7565).
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