The Rendition of Anthony Burns, artist's impression, 1899

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Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, September 12, 2008.
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The runaway slaves, Anthony Burns and Thomas Sims, returned to slavery - their march through the streets of Boston.
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Africana and Black History Collection, NYPL Digital Gallery
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Artist's impression first published in Mary A. Livermore, The Story of My Life: Or, The Sunshine and Shadow of Seventy Years  (Hartford,CT: A.D. Worthington and Company, 1898), 453.
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