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Subtitle: Homes for the Refugees in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 1, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer shares two resolutions regarding fugitive slaves living in Canada that were passed at a recent state convention held in Michigan.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Where Do the Canada People Find a Market for their Produce.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 18, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that while Detroit receives most of what Canadian farmers produce, there is a large market for these goods in the local area.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: What do the Fugitives in Canada stand mostly in need of?

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - March 26, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

After living off charity and donations of food and clothing, the editor tells his readers that the time has come for the fugitive slaves and the poor to begin fending for themselves. He suggests that now they "produce what they consume" and stop living as beggars. The cost of shipping donations of food and clothing would be better spent on education and land.

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

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - May 7, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer shares the question that will be debated at the next Temperance meeting in Sandwich.

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

Subtitle: Land is Bought for the Fugitives.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 19, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer announces that the Refugees' Home Society has just purchased Canadian land that will be made available to the homeless. Details of how this land will be distributed will follow in a later issue, or the readers may contact the representatives listed.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Pro-Slavery Writer in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 4, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to a second letter to the editor published in another newspaper maligning the refugees from slavery living in Canada. By responding to this letter as he does, the writer displays the letter's ignorant author without attacking him. The letter writer's own words are his undoing.

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

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - September 23, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief overview of a speech regarding the refugees in Canada delivered in Sandwich, Ontario.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Question for Debate.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - September 29, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer relates the outcome of a recent debate on slavery versus intemperance.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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