|aAnthony Burns : |bthe defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave / |cby Virginia Hamilton.
|a1st Laurel-Leaf ed.
|aNew York : |bDell Laurel-Leaf, |c2001.
|axiii, 193 p. ; |c18 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 187-189) and index.
|aA biography of the slave who escaped to Boston in 1854, was arrested at the instigation of his owner, and whose trial caused a furor between abolitionists and those determined to enforce the Fugitive Slave Acts.