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Subtitle: Rev. J. P. Campbell, Editor. Thursday, August 17, 1854. Notice to Subscribers.

Title: Christian Recorder - August 17, 1854

Speaker or author: Campbell, Rev. J. P.

Newspaper or publication: Christian Recorder (1852 - 1856)

The editor asks those of his readers who have paid their subscriptions to please send him their names and addresses so that their newspapers can be delivered to them.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: First of August.

Title: Colored American - August 1, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer alerts his readers to the August 1st celebration that will take place later that day. He reminds his readers that the British West Indies were emancipated on this date.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: First of August.

Title: Colored American - August 15, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

A brief overview of celebrations held to commemorate the August 1st anniversary of emancipation in the British West Indies.

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

Subtitle: The First of August.

Title: Colored American - August 17, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer related the events surrounding the August 1st celebration of the emancipation of the the British West Indies.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: First of August, 1834.

Title: Colored American - July 29, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reminds his readers that the celebration that takes place on the first of August marks a rememberance of the emancipation of the British West Indies in 1834.

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

Subtitle: The First of August.

Title: Elevator - September 15, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer gives a brief account of two celebrations held to mark the annual August 1st anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies.

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

Subtitle: The First of August.

Title: Pacific Appeal - July 30, 1864

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer announces the end of the annual August 1st celebration of the emancipation of the British West Indies. From now on, he urges his readers to celebration their own emancipation on the January 1st anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation instead.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Speeches of Mr. Dall of Canada, and Mr. Remond of the United States, on the 1st of August, at Abington, Massachusetts.

Title: Provincial Freeman - August 19, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer offers his opinions of the views of two anti-slavery lecturers. This is mainly a critique of the opinons of Mr. Dall on the future success of people of African descent living in Canada.

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

Subtitle: First of August.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 16, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides information on activities planned for the annual First of August celebration. He includes brief notes on other meetings taking place that day.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Celebration on the First of August.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 2, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides details of an upcoming celebration for the August 1st anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British West Indies.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: First of August Celebration.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - July 30, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers of upcoming events that are being offered to celebrate the August 1st anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. He reminds them too that August 24th is the birthdate of William Wilberforce and worthy of celebration as well.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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