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Subtitle: "Stealing the Livery of Heaven to Serve the Devil."

Title: Provincial Freeman - April 4, 1857

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer responds to those who believe that the refugees from slavery who are arriving in her area are needing of aid and in a dire state. The assumption that those of African descent living in Canada are needy and barely surviving is insulting.

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

Subtitle: The Chatham Meeting and Dawn.

Title: Provincial Freeman - August 29, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on a recent meeting to debate the ownership of property held by the Dawn School, and the slanderous remarks made about the school's proprietor.

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

Subtitle: Beggars.

Title: Provincial Freeman - December 27, 1856

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer warns readers about the spread of those who collect money illegally under the guise of helping the poor.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Local Matters.

Title: Provincial Freeman - February 21, 1857

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer gives a brief overview of local news. She notes the similarities between the white and black members of the population as evidenced in the general squabbling of newspaper printers, a local political group, and local "electors."

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

Subtitle: Mrs. H. B. Stowe's Visit to Canada.

Title: Provincial Freeman - June 7, 1856

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses rumors of an upcoming visit by author H. B. Stowe. He believes those who would make a profit off the condition of fugitive slaves in Canada are using this visit as a money making scheme.

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

Subtitle: Exposed at Last.

Title: Provincial Freeman - May 2, 1857

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses recent "begging" efforts made on behalf of the fugitive slaves arriving in Canada. This type of action is not welcomed or desired, yet it seems to persist among well-meaning members of the local churches.

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

Title: Provincial Freeman - November 24, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer alerts his readers to a need for donations to build a church in Dresden.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Meeting of the Fobbers.

Title: Provincial Freeman - October 20, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer gives a critique of a meeting he attended of the Fobbers association. The association's inability to collect a debt for the Dawn Institute was addressed.

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

Subtitle: Scoble and Henson, and a Public Challenge.

Title: Provincial Freeman - September 29, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses the ongoing debate over land purported to be owned by the Dawn Institute. This issue was debated recently in a meeting that the writer was unable to attend. The ownership of the property is unresolved. (Portions of this editorial are illegible and other portions are missing)

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

Subtitle: Prejudice Against Color in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - February 26, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to a note sent to another newspaper by a Member of Parliament asking to discontinue his subscription on the grounds that this newspaper advocated the establishment of "colored settlements" in Canada.

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

Subtitle: William P. Newman.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 15, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer announces that Mr. William P. Newman is traveling to Canada with provisions and clothing for the poor and the fugitive slaves living there.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Rev. S. Ward.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 19, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer announces an upcoming visit of Canadian towns by Samuel Ringgold Ward.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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