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Subtitle: Emigration to Trinidad -- Waugh's Pamphlet -- British Movements, &c.

Title: Colored American - April 4, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer provides current information regarding the status of those who have immigrated to Trinidad, Guiana, and Demarara.

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

Subtitle: Liberty in the British West Indies.--Emancipation of the apprentices.

Title: Colored American - July, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer announces that the idea of apprenticeship as a way to slowly emancipate slaves in the British West Indies has been abandoned. As of August 1st, the slaves of the British West Indies will be completely emancipated.

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

Subtitle: Emigration to Trinidad and British Guiana.

Title: Colored American - March 14, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer continues his commentary on the pros and cons of immigrating to Trinidad and British Guiana.

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

Subtitle: Emigration to Trinidad and British Guiana.

Title: Colored American - March 7, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer discusses the pros and cons of immigrating to British Guiana and Trinidad.

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

Subtitle: British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter.

Title: Impartial Citizen - August 15, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer comments on an issue of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter newspaper he recently received.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Enslaving of British Subjects.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - February 12, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to a law enforced in some slave states that requires free black seamen (in this case British subjects) to be held in jails while ships are in their ports.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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