Boston, a slave-hunting ground of the South !!!!!

George Latimer, a fugitive from Norfolk,  Va., was pursued by his owner, who had him arrested on a charge of larceny … a writ of habeas corpus brought Latimer before the court  … Judgement of the Supreme Judicial Court is that he must remain in custody …  The article, appearing in the Liberator, October 28, 1842, is from the Atlas, and that paper comments:  “Thus is Boston made the slave-hunting ground of the South, and thus does the city consent to aid and abet the vilest of kidnappers!”  ….There should be but one determination among our citizens   — and that is, that Latimer should never go back to the South.  Old Faneuil Hall is to speak out, on this matter, on Sunday evening next.”

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