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Burns, Anthony 1834-1862

Works: 86 works in 321 publications in 1 language and 10,100 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Biography  Sermons  History  Controversial literature 
Classifications: E450, B
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Reform and repeal : a sermon preached on Fast-day, April 6, 1854 ; and, Legal anarchy, a sermon preached on June 4, 1854, after the rendition of Anthony Burns by John Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1854 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston slave riot, and trial of Anthony Burns by Anthony Burns( Book )

1 edition published in 1854 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burns was a slave who escaped to Boston in 1854, was arrested at the instigation of his owner, and whose trial caused a furor between abolitionists and those determined to enforce the Fugitive Slave Acts
Massachusetts in mourning. A sermon, preached in Worcester, on Sunday, June 4, 1854 by Thomas Wentworth Higginson( Book )

1 edition published in 1854 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Burns : a history by Charles Emery Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 1856 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and times of Anthony Burns, a fugitive slave in Massachusetts
Charge to the grand jury, at the July term of the Municipal Court, in Boston, 1854 by Massachusetts( Book )

2 editions published in 1854 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John A. Andrew papers by John A Andrew( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection covers Andrew's career as a supporter of temperance and an opponent of slavery. However, the bulk of the collection concerns the governorship (1861-1866). Among the areas well covered in the papers are: fugitive slave litigation including the Anthony Burns case; operations of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, which sponsored anti-slavery settlements in Kansas; Republican Party affairs in Massachusetts and the nation; Governor Andrew's leadership among northern state chief executives in raising funds and gathering troops for the Union cause; and his successful fight for the establishment of an all-black regiment. Among the important correspondents are: Charles Francis Adams, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Edward Everett, William Lloyd Garrison, Abraham Lincoln, George Gordon Meade, William H. Seward, Edwin M. Stanton, Charles Sumner and Henry Wilson
God greater than man : a sermon preached June 11th, after the rendition of Anthony Burns by Joshua Young( Book )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Antonius Burns

Burns, Anthony 1830?-1862

English (234)

The trials of Anthony Burns : freedom and slavery in Emerson's BostonAnthony Burns : a historyFugitive slave on trial : the Anthony Burns case and abolitionist outrageThe imperfect revolution : Anthony Burns and the landscape of race in antebellum America