Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Date Type
    Abundant Canadian harvest celebrated with a day of thanksgiving across the country US/the World
    At the siege of Lucknow, William Hall becomes the first black man to win the Victoria Cross Battles/Soldiers
    Atlantic packet returning from France sinks off Nova Scotia and nine seamen drown Crime/Disasters
    Canada's Grand Trunk Railway links Montreal with Detroit Business/Industry
    Canadians meet in a convention at Toronto to discuss federation US/the World
    - Continuing his North American tour, the Prince of Wales is in Charlottetown on Prince Edward's Island US/the World
    Decimal currency is adopted in the Province of Canada Foreign
    Fugitive slave John Price arrested in Oberlin, Ohio but freed by a anti-slavery mob in nearby Wellington Slavery/Abolition
    Giant steamer Great Eastern used as troopship as Britain reinforces Canada US/the World
    Mob frees fugitive Shadrach Minkins after his arrest in Boston Slavery/Abolition
    President Buchanan invites the Prince of Wales to visit the United States US/the World
    Queen Victoria proclaims that a Federal Canada will achieve Dominion status on July 1, 1867. Lawmaking/Litigating
    Secretary of State Seward urges Great Lakes governors to fortify their lakeside ports against foreign threats Lawmaking/Litigating
    Senate Committee investigating Harpers Ferry issues warrant for arrest of Frank Sanborn Lawmaking/Litigating
    - Winter gale causes havoc to shipping on the St. Lawrence Seaway in Canada Crime/Disasters
    Name Type
    British Columbia, Canada State or Province
    Canada East State or Province
    Canada West (Ontario) State or Province
    Eaton, Canada City or Town
    Halifax, Canada City or Town
    Lower Canada State or Province
    New Brunswick, Canada State or Province
    Newfoundland, Canada State or Province
    Novia Scotia State or Province
    Prince Edward Island, Canada State or Province
    Quebec, Canada City or Town
    Uxbridge, Canada City or Town
    Yorkville, Canada City or Town
    Date Title
    New York Herald, "The Fugitive Slave," December 30, 1847
    New York Herald, “Mr. Clay's Compromise, and the Cabinet,” February 1, 1850
    Seth Concklin to William Still, February 18, 1851
    Boston (MA) Herald, “Satisfied with his Condition,” May 1, 1851
    New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “The Fugitive Slave Law,” June 18, 1851
    New York Herald, “Important Decision on the Fugitive Slave Law,” September 4, 1851
    (Columbus) Ohio State Journal, "The Christiana Tragedy," September 23, 1851
    New York Times, “Arrest and Rescue of Fugitive Slaves,” October 22, 1852
    New York Times, "Runaway Slaves," November 26, 1852
    Philadelphia Vigilance Committee Journal, April 3, 1853
    John Henry Hill to William Still, October 30, 1853
    John Henry Hill to Philadelphia Vigilance Committee, November 1, 1853
    Louisville (KY) Journal, "Freight on the Underground Railroad," January 21, 1854
    Boston (MA) Herald, “Fugitives,” March 20, 1854
    William Henry Gilliam to William Still, June 8, 1854
    New York Times, "The Nebraska Bill in Indiana," June 16, 1854
    Memphis (TN) Appeal, "An Abolitionist in Trouble," July 20, 1854
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, "Starving Fugitive Slaves in Canada," August 11, 1854
    John Henry Hill to William Still, September 14, 1854
    Ellen Saunders to William Still, October 16, 1854
    New York Herald, “A Singular Slave Case in Indiana,” December 18, 1854
    Abigail Goodwin to William Still, January 1, 1855
    Abigail Goodwin to William Still, January 25, 1855
    Abigail Goodwin to William Still, March 25, 1855
    Louisville (KY) Journal, "Escape of Slaves," April 20, 1855
    Thomas Bayne to William Still, June 23, 1855
    Abigail Goodwin to William Still, August 1, 1855
    Abigail Goodwin to William Still, September 9, 1855
    Boston (MA) Herald, "The Fugitive Slave Case," October 10, 1855
    Miss. G. A. Lewis to William Still, October 28, 1855
    Richmond (VA) Dispatch, "The Underground Railroad," December 6, 1855
    N. R. Johnston to William Still, December 26, 1855
    Thomas Garrett to William Still, July 19, 1856
    Harriet Eglin to William Still, July 31, 1856
    Robert Jones to William Still, August 9, 1856
    New Orleans (LA) Picayune, "Runaways in Canada," August 9, 1856
    Harriet Eglin to William Still, October 28, 1856
    Boston (MA) Herald, "Untitled," October 31, 1856
    Thomas Garrett to James Miller McKim and William Still, November 4, 1856
    L. D. Mansfield to William Still, December 15, 1856
    Thomas Garrett to William Still, March 27, 1857
    New York Times, “England and America,” April 29, 1857
    L. D. Mansfield to William Still, May 4, 1857
    C. L. Groce to Luke, May 28, 1857
    Richmond (VA) Dispatch, "The Underground Railroad to Canada," May 29, 1857
    New York Herald, “The Late Abolition Revolutionary Proceedings in Ohio,” May 31, 1857
    John Delaney (Oscar Ball) to William Still, October 25, 1857
    Washington (DC) National Era, “Colored Population of Canada,” November 26, 1857
    New York Times, “Fugitive Slave Case at Ann Arbor, Mich,” December 4, 1857
    William Brady to William Still, December 17, 1857
    New York Herald, "The Kansas Trouble in Congress," January 3, 1858
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, "Runaway Negros," February 15, 1858
    Louisa F. Jones to William Still, May 15, 1858
    Boston (MA) Liberator, “Underground Railroad,” August 27, 1858
    Thomas F. Page to William Still, October 6, 1858
    New York Times, "A Phase of Slavery," January 13, 1859
    New York Herald, “Another Grand Scheme of Annexation,” January 22, 1859
    New York Times, “The Fugitive Slave Law,” March 4, 1859
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, "Slave Stealing in Missouri," March 8, 1859
    Louisville (KY) Journal, “‘U. G.’ Railroad Statistics,” March 14, 1859
    Cleveland (OH) Herald, “A Rich Scene,” April 29, 1859
    New York Herald, "The Underground Railroad," August 14, 1859
    Boston (MA) Liberator, “Meetings in Boston,” August 26, 1859
    New York Times, “Latest Dispatches,” October 21, 1859
    New York Herald, "Runaway Slaves in Canada," November 1, 1859
    Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "The Underground Railroad," November 3, 1859
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "Old Brown's Speech," November 4, 1859
    Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Harper's Ferry Trouble," November 10, 1859
    Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “Crime Among Fugitive Negroes,” November 18, 1859
    New York Herald, “The South and Southern Safety,” December 4, 1859
    New York Herald, "The Underground Railroad and Its Victims," January 5, 1860
    New York Herald, “The Runaway Slaves,” January 5, 1860
    Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “The Underground Railroad,” January 7, 1860
    New York Herald, "Effect of our Account of The Fugitive Slaves in Canada," January 13, 1860
    New York Herald, “Trouble Among the Canadian Negroes,” January 20, 1860
    Boston (MA) Herald, “A Conflict of the Races in Canada,” January 23, 1860
    Boston (MA) Herald, “Telegraph to the Herald,” January 24, 1860
    Savannah (GA) News,“The Negro Riots in Canada,” January 30, 1860
    Savannah (GA) News, “The Underground Railroad,” February 3, 1860
    New York Herald, "The Colored Refugees in Canada," February 6, 1860
    New York Times, "Senator Brown on International Law," March 8, 1860
    New York Herald, “Visit of the Price of Wales to America,” March 25, 1860
    William Wilkins to James Watson Webb, March 26, 1860
    New York Herald, "A Mishap on the Underground Railroad," April 21, 1860
    John W. Jones to William Still, June 6, 1860
    Boston (MA) Herald, “A Fugitive,” June 7, 1857
    Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Prince of Wales,” August 27, 1860
    Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Canadian Orangemen Renouncing Allegiance to British Rule,” October 6, 1860
    New York Times, “Very Suspicious,” October 15, 1860
    Newark (OH) Advocate, "The Prince's Visit from a Canadian Point of View," November 2, 1860
    New York Herald, “The Meeting of Congress,” November 28, 1860
    New York Herald, “Honor to Abolitionism Pure and Simple,” March 24, 1861
    Memphis (TN) Appeal, "The Underground Railroad," April 9, 1861
    Boston (MA) Liberator, “An Ancient and A Modern Compromise,” April 19, 1861
    Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Feeling in Canada,” August 2, 1861
    Memorandum by Alexander T. Galt, Canadian diplomat, describing interview with Abraham Lincoln, December 5, 1861
    Hiram Corson to Robert Corson, November 1, 1871
    William Whipper to William Still, December 4, 1871
    Daniel Bonsall to William Still, 1872
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