"THE FIRST GENUINE BATTLE FOR FREEDOM SINCE THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION HAD FAILED TO RID THE COUNTRY OF SLAVERY"
(DOUGLASS, Frederick) HENSEL, W.U. Christiana Riot and the Treason Trials. Lancaster, PA, 1911.
First revised edition, second overall, issued same year as the first commemorative report published on the 60-year anniversary of the notorious 1851 fugitive slave uprising in Christiana—"the most violent episode in the struggle against the Fugitive Slave Act"—with Frederick Douglass hailing the uprising as "the battle for liberty at Christiana" and aiding the fugitives' escape to Canada, featuring extensive reportage on the uprising, the indictments of 35 blacks and five whites—"the largest number of treason indictments in U.S. history (as of 1984) for a single incident or crime"—and ultimately the treason trial that failed to convict any of the accused. $900.