- Daniel Raymond and Anti-Slavery Maryland
September 24, 1825 BALTIMORE, Maryland Anti-slavery, Maryland
In Maryland in 1825, an anti-slavery candidate emerged from the city of Baltimore named Daniel Raymond. Seeking a position in the Maryland General Assembly, Raymond was highly publicized in the anti-slavery circles in Maryland. One such publication, the Genius of Universal Emancipation and Baltimore Courier touted Raymond’s disdain for slavery and his support of gradual emancipation. Nominated...