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Subtitle: Henry Clay's Speech.

Title: Colored American - February 16, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer offers comments on Henry Clay's recent speech. The writer believes that Henry Clay's perception of slavery is based upon his upbringing and experience with the system of slavery in the south.

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

Subtitle: The Meeting at the Philomathean Hall.

Title: Colored American - June 16, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer suggests that all African Americans learn about their history, their rights, and the steps necessary to maintain an equal place in a free society. Through education, meetings, and open discussions, they will be able to understand what is taking place in the world around them politically and take action to maintain their civil rights when necessary.

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

Subtitle: Henry Clay's Prophecy Verified.

Title: Colored American - May 18, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer offers an anecdote as an ironic example of Henry Clay's idea that some day the races would merge.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper page

Subtitle: Cassius M. Clay, in Corinthian Hall.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - December 15, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer alerts his readers to an upcoming lecture by Cassius M. Clay.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Henry Clay and Thomas Moore.

Title: National Reformer - February, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: National Reformer (1838 - 1839)

The writer comments on the recent speeches of Henry Clay and Thomas Moore.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: To The "Hon." Henry Clay, of Kentucky.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 2, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

Open letter to Henry Clay responding to his "scheme" of Colonization, and the continuation of slavery.

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

Subtitle: A Few Facts for Exeter Hall.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 7, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to an article published in another newspaper citing the variances in the number and gender of African American tax payers and slave holders in New York and South Carolina.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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