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Subtitle: Unexpected Contribution.

Title: Pacific Appeal - November 14, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The editor tells his readers of a donation made by crew members of the steamer Paul Pry to help support the Pacific Appeal. This contribution was unexpected and appreciated, and the money will be spent to keep the newspaper in publication.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Provincial Freeman - April 5, 1856

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The editor stresses to his readers that the value of the newspaper is worth the cost of the subscription.

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

Subtitle: Pay us what you Owe.

Title: Provincial Freeman - February 28, 1857

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer admonishes her readers for not paying their subscription bills.

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

Title: Provincial Freeman - November 24, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer alerts his readers to a need for donations to build a church in Dresden.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: To The Patrons of the "Freeman."

Title: Provincial Freeman - November 25, 1856

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

In an open letter to readers, the writer briefly describes the current business condition of the newspaper, and asks subscribers to please send in their funds.

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

Subtitle: Slaves Liberated.

Title: Provincial Freeman - October 14, 1854

Speaker or author: C.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer responds to an article published in another newspaper relating the story of 56 liberated slaves. Funds are being raised by Colonizationists who are organizing transportation to send these people to Liberia. The writer wonders why this money couldn't be used to purchase land in Canada and settle these people there instead.

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

Subtitle: The Meeting of the Fobbers.

Title: Provincial Freeman - October 20, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer gives a critique of a meeting he attended of the Fobbers association. The association's inability to collect a debt for the Dawn Institute was addressed.

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

Subtitle: To all whom it may concern.

Title: Provincial Freeman - October 28, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer assures those who have asked that the newspaper has no subscribers in England and only a few in the U.S. The newspaper exists for the benefit of Canadians.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: What We Propose to do in Future.

Title: Provincial Freeman - September 1857

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

Subscription rate collection continues to be spotty and now the newspaper can't pay its bills. The editor tells his readers that the newspaper will have to suspend publication until their debts are paid.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Schools among the Refugees.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 12, 1851

Speaker or author: Bibb, Mary E.

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

A teacher asks for help to continue educating children of the fugitives and the poor in her area.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Five Hundred Dollars Wanted at this Office.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 8, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor asks his readers to please help the newspaper grow and increase publication by contributing funds.

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

Subtitle: Prove Yourselves to be Honest.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 17, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor asks his readers to please send in their subscription payments so that the newspaper can continue publication.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Five Dollars Admission.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 15, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on the upcoming speaking engagement of Lajos Kossuth. He tells his readers that Kossuth is trying to raise money for ammunition which seems to contradict the cause of freedom and life that the slaves are fighting for.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Aid for the Voice of the Fugitive.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 1, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer asks his readers for their financial support in order to keep the newspaper in publication. He stresses the value and importance of the Voice of the Fugitive to all people of African descent.

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

Subtitle: Keep it Before the Refugees Friends.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 2, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer encourages his readers to purchase land set aside for the well being of the poor and the refugees from slavery living in Canada.

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

Subtitle: An appeal for the Voice of the Fugitive.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 18, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor tells readers that the newspaper has been doing really well since it began and has been very beneficial to its readership. The decision to enlarge the publication and issue it weekly has now been made. To facilitate this, funds, donations, and prepaid subscriptions are requested.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper page

Subtitle: Presentation.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 6, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor informs his readers that donations are currently being accepted to purchase gifts of appreciation to be awarded to Henry Highland Garnet and his wife.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Our Ministers' Salaries.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 26, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer urges his readers to contribute more towards the salary of ministers.

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

Subtitle: Pecuniary Assistance.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 16, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to a correspondent who questioned the newspaper's "pecuniary affairs." He assures his readers that any donations the newspaper has received have been small, and that subscribing to the newspaper is a better way of contributing to the paper's success.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A School to be Assisted.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - November 24, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that a benefit festival will be held to raise money to retain a much needed school teacher.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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