Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia minutes 1839-1844

The Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia was the secret fund raising and electoral division of the Vigilant Association of Philadelphia, which was organized in 1837 by Robert Purvis, a dedicated abolitionist, to provide aid for runaway slaves. Like its sister organizations in other cities, this group...

Full description

Saved in:
Corporate Author: Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia (Pa.)
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
Subjects and Genres:
Online Access: Link to finding aid
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!