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Title: Nathaniel Paul

Speaker or author: Paul, Nathaniel, 1792 or 3-1839

Newspaper or publication: Patriot

Debate over the pros and cons of the goals of the American Colonization Society.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,113 word document (text and images)

Title: Phillip A. Bell

Speaker or author: Bell, Philip A.

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech before the first quarterly meeting of the United Anti-Slavery Society of New York which presented resolutions regarding the fundamental abolition goals of the organization. Also stress was placed on the importance of the Liberator newspaper. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 413 word document (text and images)

Title: Robert Purvis

Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Harvard University -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Tribute to the memory of Thomas Shipley, philanthropist, delivered at St. Thomas Church in Philadelphia on November 23, 1836.

Description of file(s): PDF 16 page, 5,021 word document (text and images)

Title: Theodore S. Wright

Speaker or author: Wright, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1797-1847

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech against the proposed colonization of Africa by free people of color.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,182 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Liberia.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 22, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Brief overview of Liberian president Roberts' Inaugural Address, and the current influence of the American Colonization Society in Liberia.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: An Appeal to the Refugees for Help.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 8, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer tells his readers that there are two main influences on society: "the pulpit and the press." He thanks his readers for their support in keeping the newspaper in publication. He reinforces the important place this publication has in the current political environment and the ongoing struggle for freedom.

Subtitle: Convention of Colored Men.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 13, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer gives an overview of a recent convention in New York. During the convention, delegates agreed to oppose the goals and actions of the American Colonization Society. The writer details some of the reasons for this stance.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subtitle: African Colonization.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 17, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer comments on an article published in another newspaper about the feared fate of slaves if they are emancipated.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: To Our Readers.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 17, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The editor provides a brief overview of all that the newspaper has helped to accomplish over its first year of publication. Now, donations to help the poor and payment of subscription fees are desperately needed to continue this effort.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

Subtitle: Where is James G. Birny?

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - February 12, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer questions the change in policy of James G. Birny who previously stood in opposition to Colonization, but now seems to have changed his thoughts on the subject.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Literature. The Colored People of North America.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 3, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer provides a brief review of a soon to be published literary work by Martin R. Delany. In his work, Delany discusses colonization and how it is affecting the U.S. and other parts of the world.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Homes for the Fugitive Slaves in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - May 7, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer urges those who would aid the fugitives in Canada to send money to finance the purchase of land. He encourages his readers to stand united in their efforts to stay in Canada and build a life for themselves there.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subtitle: No. 1 Colored Emigration to Canada and the West Indies.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 19, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer discusses immigration to Canada and the British West Indies by African Americans. He examines this subject from five perspectives: "commercial, agricultural, social, mental, and political."

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subtitle: Christian Statesman.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 5, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer comments on a new newspaper being published in Washington, D.C. He regards it as a thinly veiled attempt to promote the goals and ideas of the American Colonization Society.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: James G. Birney on Colonization.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - October 7, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer comments on James G. Birney's endorsement of the American Colonization Society's efforts to colonize Liberia.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

Subtitle: Rev. Joshua Leavitt D. D.--A Pervert.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 12, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Dr. Joshua Leavitt, long time leader in the American Anti-Slavery Society, seems now to believe that Colonization is the answer to the question "what do we do with the freed slaves?" The writer comments on Dr. Leavitt's contradictory views.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

Subtitle: Mr. Garnet's Reply to Dr. James M'Cune Smith.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 19, 1861

Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer sternly responds to a letter previously published in the newspaper. He defends his affiliation with the African Civilization Society and insists that it is not associated with Colonization in any fashion.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Title: William G. Hamilton

Speaker or author: William G. Hamilton

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Boston Public Library -- Anti-Slavery Collections

Address given before the Fourth Annual Convention of the Free People of Color of the United States in New York promoting the improvement of freed slaves and speaking against the idea of colonization.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,649 word document (images and text)

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