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Subtitle: Rev. Josiah Henson and the Church.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - September 23, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to an article regarding a speech by Josiah Henson published in another newspaper. The article complained that Rev. Henson's comments regarding prejudice in the "white Church" were unwarranted.

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

Subtitle: Letter from Edinburgh.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - July 14, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a letter published in another newspaper. He believes the intention of the author of this letter is to communicate with well-known Black Abolitionists through newspaper publication. The letter seems to him to draw a comparison between the current state of American slavery and Scottish Reformation.

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

Title: William C. Nell

Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given at Marlboro Chapel to commemorate the arrival in Boston from England of William Lloyd Garrison and N. P. Rogers. An invitation for the event was issued reading: "all abolitionists of Boston and vicinity, irrespective of complexion, respectfully requested to unite in this public reception of our esteemed friends and co-adjutors in the cause of universal emancipation."

Description of file(s): PDF one page, 203 word document (text and images)

Title: William Craft

Speaker or author: Craft, William

Newspaper or publication: Northern Warder [Dundee]

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Bill, and stressing the horrors and cruelties of slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 843 word document (text and images)

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