Kidnapping in Hyannis Harbor !

From both the Boston Journal and the Hyannis Messenger there is a notice that a brig came into the port on the 8th, with a fugitive slave aboard.  He made himself known because of hunger, and when the ship landed in Hyannis, he was in irons, in readiness so that the US Marshall at Boston could take charge of him.  A schooner, then in port, was chartered to carry the slave to Norfolk.  An appended note calls for the Vigilance Committee to see to it that the United States Marshall, at Boston, be arrested and prosecuted as a kidnapper.  (Liberator, May 20, 1859)

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