The Slave Catchers: Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law, 1850-1860

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Ableman, United States Marshal, ar- rested Sherman M. Booth, 159-60. See also Joshua Glover case
Ableman v. Booth, 47, 159
Adams, Charles Francis, 120; and petition for personal liberty law, 14; presides over meeting in Faneuil Hall protesting Fugitive Slave Law, 51
Adams, Deputy Sheriff, and plan to rescue Thomas Sims, 120
Adams, John Quincy, and proposal for gradual abolition, 67
Addison White case, 161-64
Allen, Deputy United States Marshal Henry W., 101, 156-57. See also Jerry rescue
Alton Telegraph U+26 Democrat Review, 59
American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 67
American Anti-Slavery Society, sup plied funds for Henry Long’s de- fense, 116. See also Henry Long case
American Bible Society, 68
American Tract Society, 68
Andrew, Governor John Albion, and movement to remove Judge Loring from office, 93; refused transport of contraband Negroes to Massa- chusetts, 194
Anthony Burns case, 132; arrested in Boston, 124; claimed by Charles F. Suttle, 124; appeared before U.S. Commissioner Edward G. Loring, 125; Boston Vigilance Committee plans rescue, 126; rescue attempt, 126-27; represented by Charles M. Ellis and Richard Henry Dana, Jr., 128; claim satisfactorily established, 129; delivery, 129-30; cost of de- livery, 130; trial of rescuers, 131; defendants acquitted, 131
Antislavery Society of Rochester, 52 Ashley, James Mitchell, introduced bill to repeal Fugitive Slave Law, 194
Ashmead, United States Attorney George W., 101, 139-40, 153-54. See also Christiana rescue
Atchison, Senator David Rice, opposed Compromise of 1850 as settlement of slavery controversy, 76; and re- peal of Missouri Compromise, 82. See also Kansas-Nebraska Act
Austin, Elbridge Gerry, and the Lati- er case, 13
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Bacon, John B., agent of James Pot- ter, 118. See also Thomas Sims case
Bacon, John G., 164
Badger, Senator George Edmond, 18
Baldwin, Senator Roger Sherman, 18- 19
Baldwin, Samuel V., 162
Banks, Governor Nathaniel P., 92

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