“The Hyannis Fugitive Slave Case,” New York Times, June 4, 1859, p. 1: 6.
New York Times
The Hyannis Fugitive Slave Case
Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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The Hyannis Fugitive Slave Case.
GLOUESTER, Mass., Friday, June 3.
EDWARD B. BACON, master of the schoorner [schooner] Elizabeth, of Hyannis, was arrested here this morning on the charge of returning to Norfolk the fugitive slave COLUMBUS JONES, who was brought into Hyannis in the brig Rolerson. BACON waived an examination, and gave bail in $2,500 to appear before the Superior Court at Barnstable