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Edward Gorsuch arrives in Philadelphia seeking warrants for his runaways

09/08/1851
Maryland slaveholder Edward Gorsuch arrives in Philadelphia seeking warrants to obtain his four runaway slaves who have been discovered living near Christiana, Pennsylvania. (By Matthew Pinsker)
Source Citation: 
Thomas P. Slaughter, Bloody Dawn: The Christiana Riot and Racial Violence in the Antebellum North (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991), 52.

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