STATES 6? CITIES: Fugitive Free

It was like an oldtime anti-slavery meeting in the New Jersey Assembly chamber at Trenton one day last week. The crowd whooped and hissed, not quite aware where its humanitarian instincts ceased and where its sectional fervor began. Georgia had come to take Robert Elliott Burns back to one of its notorious chain gangs. Almost everybody in New Jersey thought he had a good idea of what a chain gang was like. The case of Arthur Maillefert, 22-year-old New Jersey boy who died last summer in a Florida sweatbox, was fresh in...

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