New York Times, "Return of a Fugitive Slave," January 19, 1857

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    “Return of a Fugitive Slave,” New York Times, January 19, 1857, p. 1: 5.
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    Return of a Fugitive Slave.

    PHILADELPHIA, Sunday, Jan. 18.

    MICHAEL BROWN, colored man, and claimed by Mr. GATOHELL, of Baltimore, as his slave, was given up to his owner by Commissioner BROWN last evening, and taken to Baltimore. There was much excitement among the colored population, but no disturbance.

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