Sydney Howard Gay’s "Record of Fugitives"

The Record of Fugitives

Sydney Howard Gay portrait photograph

Sydney Howard Gay, editor of the National Anti-Slavery Standard and chief operative of an underground railroad outpost located at the newspaper's offices in New York City.

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The Record of Fugitives in its entirety consists of two notebooks and several pages of addenda.

These materials are presented on this website in three different view formats. Using the navigational options to the left, researchers can examine individual pages of the record, with each image accompanied by its transcribed text. To read the record in this way, click on "Book 1" to get started. It is also possible to view and download the entire document in either an image (facsimile) or textual (transcription) version.

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