Popular Feelings at Burns’ arrest

The Popular Feeling     Upon the receipt of the intelligence  that Burns was delevered up by Commissioner Loring to be sent back into slavery, the bells of the churches were tolled in Pepperell, Worcester, North Danvers, Manchester, Haverhill, Acton.   Stores were draped in mourning , flags draped with black and raised half-mast high.      (Liberator, June 9, 1854, pg 3)