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Subtitle: Amherstburgh Courier.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 29, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor responds to negative comments from another newspaper about a recent editorial on George Thompson, M. P., disrupted meeting in Boston.

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

Subtitle: The Globe and Colonel Prince.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 29, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to an editorial published in another newspaper questioning the support that people of African descent living in Canada are giving to Colonel Prince in his bid for Canadian Parliament membership.

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

Subtitle: No. 4. The North American and West India League.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 29, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer calls for comments from his readers on the recent North American Convention. He asks for their input on issues regarding free labor in the fight to overthrow the system of slavery.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Colored Jurymen in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 2, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer replies to those who object to a man of African descent serving as a member of the Grand Jury in Toronto.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Call for a Convention.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 2, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer calls for ideas and suggestions regarding a convention that would be held in Canada some time in September or October.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Call for a North American Convention.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 30, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers the details for the upcoming anti-slavery convention to be held in Toronto. To be addressed are issues including the moral, mental, and physical education of those of African descent, along with the idea of abandoning menial employment for agricultural pursuits, and an allegiance to a government that protects their liberty.

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

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - May 21, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on ideas for a large Canadian anti-slavery convention.

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: Notice the National Conventions.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - September 10, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer alerts his readers to upcoming national conventions.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Anderson Extradition Case.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 2, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer relates the story of a fugitive, arrested for murder in Canada, who was freed by a Canadian court on a technicality in the reading of the Ashburton Treaty.

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

Subtitle: Haytian Emigration.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - October 26, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief commentary on a number of people moving through the area on their way to Hayti.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: William P. Newman

Speaker or author: Newman, William P., fl. 1854

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman

Brief speech addressing the importance of social occasions that bring together people of all races for entertainment and companionship.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,048 word document (text and images)

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