Dr. Bartholomew Fussell Research Paper

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Dr. Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker who grew up in Chester county, Pennsylvania. He had six children and lived from 1794 to 1871. As an adult, he studied medicine and taught at a Sabbath school for African Americans, on occasion teaching over eighty students. He was one of the brave people who made their homes part of the underground railroad. Sometimes, he would see one of his old students, and shelter them with other runaway slaves he assisted. Fussell was one of the signers of the Declaration of Sentiments, which was a statement issued against slavery. All in all, around 2,000 slaves are estimated to have transversed through his
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