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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: Anti-Slavery in Illinois.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides a brief update on his recent activities.

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: Liberia.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 22, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief overview of Liberian president Roberts' Inaugural Address, and the current influence of the American Colonization Society in Liberia.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: "The Cry is, Still They Come."

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 22, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that fugitive slaves are still arriving in Canada via the Underground Railroad. From their stories he has discovered that human beings are more motivated to work by positive reward than by the negative punishment of slavery.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Subscribe for These Works.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 22, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer encourages readers to subscribe to several scientific journals.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Canada Mill Company.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 22, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief overview of the Canada Mill and Mercantile Company that offers opportunity for employment and a relief from charity for fugitive slaves.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Lost is Found. No. 4.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 22, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer continues his story of one man's experience as a fugitive from slavery that was begun in another issue of the paper.

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

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: Cradle of Liberty.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 23, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer emphasizes the irony of the recent mob violence and anti-slavery protest that took place in Boston, a city founded on liberty and freedom.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Life Saved by a Dog.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 23, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer shares the story of a child who was saved from a fire by his dog.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Look Out for Kidnappers.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 23, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer warns fugitive slaves who have settled in the Detroit area to beware of men who are hunting for them. He urges them to come to Canada where they will have greater safety.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Swimming to Save Life.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 23, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer shares his story of falling into the water while trying to board a steamboat.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: What do the Fugitives in Canada Stand in Need of? No. III.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 23, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer suggests that instead of donations of food and clothing, fugitive slaves would be better served with financial aid to help purchase land. (Incomplete) See Voice of the Fugitive editorial 11524edi.

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

Subtitle: Temperance Among the Fugitives.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 23, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer shares one man's experience of the positive influence of the Temperance Society in his area.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Colored People in Michigan.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 23, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor shares statistical information gathered for the government on the number of African Americans living in Michigan.

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

Subtitle: Laws concerning Colored Seamen.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 8, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on Britain's growing anger at the policy of slaveholding states to arrest and hold their sailors of African descent.

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: Press On!

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 8, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a motivational speech that he shares with his readers.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: An Appeal to the Refugees for Help.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 8, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that there are two main influences on society: "the pulpit and the press." He thanks his readers for their support in keeping the newspaper in publication. He reinforces the important place this publication has in the current political environment and the ongoing struggle for freedom.

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