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Subtitle: Death of Dr. J. McCune Smith.

Title: Anglo-African - November 18, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief notification of the death of James McCune Smith.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Gerrit Smith, Esq. and the Colored American.

Title: Colored American - November 9, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer defends the Colored American and its editors regarding negative remarks made by several prominent African American men in the New York State Anti-Slavery Society.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Return of Dr. Smith.

Title: Colored American - September 9, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editorial offers a brief welcome to Dr. James McCune Smith upon his return to the U.S. from Scotland. The writer gives a short account of Dr. Smith's recent accomplishments.

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

Subtitle: Death of Dr. Jas. McCune Smith.

Title: Elevator - December 22, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer offers a eulogy on the life of James McCune Smith.

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

Subtitle: Conviction of Captain Smith.

Title: Provincial Freeman - November 25, 1854

Speaker or author: S.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on the recent conviction of slave trader, Captain James Smith, for piracy.

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

Subtitle: Gerrit Smith Elected.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 18, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief announcement that Gerrit Smith has been elected to Congress.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Gerrit Smith's Land.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - October 8, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that land donated to African Americans in New York by Gerrit Smith was being taken by speculators. This act of generosity is now part of a great fraud and attempt to discourage recipients from settling on it.

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

Subtitle: Gerrit Smith's Letter.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 26, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a letter Gerrit Smith sent to the Postmaster General regarding the Civil War, military activities, race relations, and the end of slavery.

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

Subtitle: Mr. Garnet's Reply to Dr. James M'Cune Smith.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 19, 1861

Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865

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

The writer sternly responds to a letter previously published in the newspaper. He defends his affiliation with the African Civilization Society and insists that it is not associated with Colonization in any fashion.

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

Subtitle: The Gerrit Smith Lands to be Peopled.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - October 26, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

Gerrit Smith sold tracts of land on his estate for one dollar each to poor African Americans. This land is now being bought for taxes by white land owners. The writer believes that basic ignorance of the law and the potential for such action contributed to this event.

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

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