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“In the more closely monitored waters of Boston Harbor, individual fugitives had no opportunity to be Cinques and Washingtons [slaves who went free after revolts at sea], and their friends on the shore could do little to help. “In June 1841 John Torrence, a fugitive from North Carolina, was discovered on a Boston-bound ship, but […]

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