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New York Times reports on runaway slave in Kansas

"Am I not a Man and a Brother?"
01/06/1857
The New York Times reprinted an article pointing out that ex-Indian agent and "murderer" Maj. George W. Clarke had lost a slave named Judy who was last seen in Lawrence, Kansas but who was suspected of having "secured a passage on the underground railroad to Chicago." The article refered to Clarke as the "murderer" of "the lamented Thomas W. Barbee." (By Matthew Pinsker)
Source Citation: 
"Maj. George W. Clarke," New York Times, January 6, 1857, p. 1

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