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by Austin Bearse

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Austin Bearse
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978-1437022865
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tp. Printed by W. Richardson.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tp.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original . Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. While several well-known cases occurred in Boston, the most famous is the rendition of Anthony Burns. Bearse worked as a mate on a coastal steamer that wintered in Charleston, S. C. and conducted some river trade during this time throughout the coastal states and on the rivers in the South. While engaged on this ship he carried groups of slaves from their homes to inland plantations to whom they had been sold.

The next Slave Commissioner who opens his court will remember that he opens it in Massachusetts, where a man is not to be robbed of his rights as a human being merely because he is black

The next Slave Commissioner who opens his court will remember that he opens it in Massachusetts, where a man is not to be robbed of his rights as a human being merely because he is black ‎

Austin Bearse (1808-1881) was a sea captain from Cape Cod who provided transportation for fugitive slaves in the years leading up to the American Civil War. Bearse was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on April 3, 1808.

Austin Bearse (1808-1881) was a sea captain from Cape Cod who provided transportation for fugitive slaves in the years leading up to the American Civil War. As a youth he worked occasionally as a mate on slave-trading vessels off the coast of South Carolina, and saw firsthand how cruelly the slaves were treated

This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Biography and Autobiography. Reminiscences of Fugitive-Slave Law Days in Boston. The following communication has been given to the writer by Captain Austin Bearse. Mr. Bearse is a native of Barnstable, Cape Cod. He is well known to our Boston citizens and merchants. Reminiscences of Fugitive-Slave Law Days in Bostonby Austin Bearse. I am a native of the State of Massachusetts. Between the years of 1818 and 1830, I was from time to time mate on board of different vessels engaged in the coasting trade on the coast of South Carolina.

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Soon after Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, Bearse became a member of the Boston Vigilance Committee, a fugitive slave rescue organization with . Boston: W. Richardson

Soon after Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, Bearse became a member of the Boston Vigilance Committee, a fugitive slave rescue organization with connections to the Underground Railroad. In 1851 he worked as a harbor spy for the Committee, keeping an eye out for slave-catchers. He also served as dues collector until 1855. p. 9. ^ Bearse (1880), pp. 10-12. Bearse (1880), p. 8.

1880) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1880 Pagination: 41 p. ; 2. x 1. cm. Summary of Content: Bearse, a Massachusetts native, served as a mate on many ships transporting slaves. Summary of Content: Bearse, a Massachusetts native, served as a mate on many ships transporting slaves up and down the coast between 1818 and 1830. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction.

Bearse was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on April 3, 1808 Towards the end of his life, Bearse published a memoir, Reminiscences of the Fugitive Slave-Law Days in Boston (1880).

Bearse was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on April 3, 1808. As a youth he worked occasionally as a mate on slave-trading vessels off the coast of South Carolina, and saw firsthand how cruelly the slaves were treated. Decades later he recalled in his memoir that "they were separated from their families and connections with as little concern as calves and pigs are selected out of a lot of domestic animals. Often the families and friends of the departing slaves were allowed to spend the night on the ship before it set sail. Towards the end of his life, Bearse published a memoir, Reminiscences of the Fugitive Slave-Law Days in Boston (1880).

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.