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Title: Martin Robison Delany

Speaker or author: Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885

Newspaper or publication: Chatham Tri-Weekly Planet (with portions taken from the Chatham Weekly Planet)

The speaker gave an account of his recent explorations in Liberia including geological and geographical information. He also stressed the kindness, curiosity and willingness to learn of the people he encountered in Africa.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 630 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: The Rev. Dr. Duff.

Title: Provincial Freeman - April 15, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer gives an overview of Reverend Duff's lecture regarding his missionary work in India.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Discourse by the Rev. Dr. Helmuth of the Colonial Church and School Society.

Title: Provincial Freeman - June 18, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer gives a brief overview of an address given by a representative of the Church of England who traveled to Chatham to speak on "benevolent and philanthropic religious societies."

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

Subtitle: A Movement in the Right Direction.

Title: Provincial Freeman - June 23, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer critiques an article published in the Michigan Free Democrat regarding a new society formed to help fugitive slaves arriving in Canada.

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

Subtitle: That Box.

Title: Provincial Freeman - November 25, 1854

Speaker or author: S.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on the charitable efforts of Reverend Foote. He implies that by emphasizing the poverty of former slaves who are arriving in Canada and how helpful the missionaries have been by providing them with clothing, that these fugitives are now content and happy. He believes this type of reporting of the needs of fugitives is doing more harm than good.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The War Ended.

Title: Provincial Freeman - November 3, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer briefly addresses the recent financial problems created by an agent of the Dawn Institute. This situation stirred up ill-will between the school and the local Canadian province, which he believes has now been resolved.

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

Subtitle: Rev. C. C. Foote's Begging Operations.

Title: Provincial Freeman - September 9, 1854

Speaker or author: C.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer offers a critique of Rev. C. C. Foote's thoughts on the status of people of African descent who are migrating to Canada from the U.S. (A portion of this editorial is possibly missing.)

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

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: British Banner

Brief speech delivered while seconding a resolution for continued missionary efforts in Ireland.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 350 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman

Speech regarding the horrors of slavery, and the benefits of missionary work in spreading Christianity and helping the slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,639 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman

Overview of a sermon given on the benefits of missionary work being done by the Church in Canada. The speaker asked his congregation to be generous in donating money to this cause.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,274 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Speech delivered in London before the Colonial Missionary Society reporting on the speaker's experiences in Canada and the clerical work being done there.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 1,027 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Bibles for the Refugees in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 13, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor tells his readers that Bibles that were promised several months ago as donations for the poor and fugitive slaves have not yet arrived.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: To Our Readers.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 17, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor provides a brief overview of all that the newspaper has helped to accomplish over its first year of publication. Now, donations to help the poor and payment of subscription fees are desperately needed to continue this effort.

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

Subtitle: Daniel Hotchkiss.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 1, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor tells his readers about the arrival of a new missionary devoted to helping the fugitive slaves in their area.

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: The Price of Blood.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - March 26, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer expresses his opinion regarding the position of the Methodist Episcopal Church including slave-holders in their congregations.

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

Subtitle: Donations for the Poor.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - March 26, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor answers queries regarding missing charity donations by telling his readers that these have never been received.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Aid for the Contrabands at Fortress Monroe.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - December 14, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief report on activities of a committee formed to collect donations to aid refugees of war living at Fortress Monroe.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Return of J. J. Myers, of Wisconsin.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 2, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer relates a brief overview of J. J. Myers' expedition to South Africa. Mr. Myers has returned home to gather his belongings and family for the final and permanent move to Africa.

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

Subtitle: Hayti and Emigration.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 23, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that the continued discussion on immigration to Hayti will be set aside for the time being. The next issue of the newspaper will be devoted to the publication of the "History of the Revolutions of Hayti."

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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