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Subtitle: The Slave Trade.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 27, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

Although illegal, greed and corruption within government agencies has kept alive the African Slave Trade. The writer expects the Lincoln Administration to put an end to this once and for all.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Recognition of Hayti.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 27, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

Although efforts to be recognized as an independent country have been made and acknowledged by other countries, the United States still does not recognize Haytian independence.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: "What shall be done with the Slaves?"

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - November 23, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer considers two suggestions for dealing with the slaves once they are free men and women.

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

Subtitle: Passing For--Colored.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - October 26, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses caste and prejudice in the U.S. and Hayti. Prejudice in Hayti is mostly based in caste, with those of African descent fighting against mulattoes. In the U.S. prejudice is based in race and nationality and often leveled at the Irish and German immigrants equally with African Americans.

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

Title: William Wells Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Pine and Palm

The speaker gave a brief history of Hayti, including its agriculture, products, culture, and current condition. This speech is continued in speech 24338spe.pdf.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 321 word document (text and images)

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