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Subtitle: The Extension of the Freeman.

Title: Provincial Freeman - March 1, 1856

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The editor encourages his readers to continue their subscriptions. He emphasizes the importance of increasing the number of subscribers in order for the newspaper to continue publication.

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: Interest in the 'Freeman' increasing.

Title: Provincial Freeman - October 14, 1854

Speaker or author: C.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer briefly tells his readers some of the ways in which local Canadians are working to help promote the cause of freedom for people of African descent living in Canada.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Provincial Freeman - October 28, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer tells his readers that new subscribers are always welcomed. The newspaper has been receiving donations from tea-meetings held in a few cities and this is very much appreciated.

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

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: Traveling Agents for the Fugitives Home Society in Mich.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that the Fugitives Home Society has offered to gather subscriptons to the newspaper as it searches for financial aid for fugitive slaves.

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

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: To the friends of the Voice of the Fugitive.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 16, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor bids farewell to another year of publication, and asks his readers to please send in their subscriptions so that the newspaper may continue next year.

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

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: To our Subscribers.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 3, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that unless they pay the money owed to the newspaper for their subscriptions and forward funds for the next edition, the newspaper will not be able to afford to continue publication.

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

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: Notice to Subscribers.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - May 21, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor reminds subscribers that they must renew their subscriptions to keep receiving the newspaper.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Shall the Voice of the Fugitive be Published Weekly.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - May 21, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer describes the value of a weekly newspaper devoted to the issues surrounding slavery in the U.S. and how these issues are currently affecting 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: Our Prospects.

Title: Weekly Advocate - January 14, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

The editor called for increased subscriptions to the newspaper. He emphasized the benefits of this type of social connection for African Americans in the community.

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

Subtitle: To Our Friends.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 27, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that newspaper circulation has increased to include the West Indies and other areas. He urges readers to help increase subscriptions.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - May 4, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that an "Anglo-African" is an "Englishman of African descent," not African American. Since there are so few Anglo-Africans in the U.S., the newspaper will be changing its name "week after next." He doesn't, however, tell readers what the new name will be.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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