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Subtitle: Fields for Industry--scope for Enterprise.

Title: Colored American - January 26, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer suggests as an alternative to colonizing Africa with free African Americans that the government should open the available acreage within its territories to all Americans regardless of color. He provides a list of acreage available in various states. He is alarmed with how quickly this land is being settled by foreign immigrants. He believes this land is better used by issuing it to African Americans instead.

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

Subtitle: Price of Canada Lands.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 22, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to a question regarding the price of land in Canada.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Canada Lands.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 1, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers about land for sale at a good price in the southwestern portion of Canada.

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

Subtitle: Buy a Farm.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 2, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer encourages his readers to buy land now and take up farming. Land offers not only the benefit of a satisfying livelihood, but is a sound investment for the future.

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

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