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Fugitive slave, Pike's Peak, Texas, and the Rocky Mountains...



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July 11, 1860

THE WORLD, New York, July 11, 1860  Page 2 has a lengthy report headed: "From The Rocky Mountains" and also a report headed: "From Pike's Peak".
Page 3 has both: "Texas Affairs" and: "From Arizona" the latter having subheads: "Gold" and "Indians Attacking Camp Jecker". 
Page 4 has a report; "Another Fugitive Slave Case--AS Free Negro Kidnapped and Sold" which mentions in part: "...one George Armstrong, a free colored man...George is in jail there on the charge of being a fugitive slave...empower Mr. Haddock...to proceed to Washington to procure the liberation of the free colored man imprisoned for no other crime, it would appear, than that of being black."
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War