Release of Rev. Calvin Fairbank After twelve years’ incarceration (the sentence was fifteen years) in the Kentucky penitentiary, on the charge of having aided in the escape of some fugitive slaves, this unflinching martyr has been humanely liberated by Lieut. Gov. R. T. Jacob, (brother-in-law of Gen. Fremont), while acting as Governor pro tem. In the absence of Gov. Bramlette at Washington.
(Liberator, 1864, May 6, pg 3)