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Subtitle: Africa's Condolence With and Greeting to America.

Title: Anglo-African - October 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The editor briefly tells his readers about the visit to the U. S. of the African ambassador to both offer condolences on the death of Abraham Lincoln, and to congratulate the country on the end of the Civil War.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Africa has Claims Upon Us.

Title: Colored American - April 29, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor comments on an editorial that appeared in another newspaper regarding the obligation Americans owe to Africa. The writer expresses his own interpretation of this idea. He suggests that the first step to helping Africa is to stop the national perception of separation that prejudice against the continent and its people creates.

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

Subtitle: Our Claims on the Church.

Title: Colored American - May 6, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his view that the Church by its silent acceptance of slavery is sending a message of implied approval to its congregations. The power of the Church provided through this implied approval is a way for society to morally justify the continuation of slavery.

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

Subtitle: The Claims of the Appeal.

Title: Pacific Appeal - November 21, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor comments on the seeming reader preference for newspapers published in the eastern part of the country over those published in their home state of California. He emphasizes the benefits of continuing support of the Pacific Appeal over these "imported" newspapers.

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

Subtitle: Professor Cambell's Lecture on Central Africa.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - December 15, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides commentary on a recent lecture regarding explorations in Africa.

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

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