Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia minutes

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

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia Minutes (#Am.3375)
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Corporate Author: Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia (Pa.)
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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