Slavery in Massachusetts

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Slavery in Massachusetts is an 1854 essay by Henry David Thoreau based on a speech he gave at an anti-slavery rally at Framingham, Massachusetts, on July 4, 1854, after the re-enslavement in Boston, Massachusetts of fugitive slave Anthony Burns.

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  • My Thoughts are Murder to the State by Henry David Thoreau (ISBN 978-1434804266)
  • The Higher Law: Thoreau on Civil Disobedience and Reform (ISBN 978-0691118765)
  • Collected Essays and Poems by Henry David Thoreau (ISBN 978-1-88301195-6)
  • Slavery in Massachusetts by Henry David Thoreau (ISBN 978-1548985271)

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