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Subtitle: Extract - Important.

Title: Colored American - December 16, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor responds to a letter expressing fear that the African American people of Pennsylvania will be disenfranchised and banished from the state due to recent changes in the state's constitution.

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

Subtitle: Florida.--Important.--

Title: Colored American - January 19, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on the recent military action to remove the Mickasuckie Indians from Florida.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Important Document.

Title: Colored American - March 29, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer informs his readers that an appeal has been presented before the Supreme Court denouncing and protesting the actions of the "Reform Convention." He said if this "Reform Convention" has done anything good at all it has exposed the Colonization Society for the sham it really is.

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

Subtitle: Important Decision on Slavery.

Title: Colored American - May 22, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer shares with his readers a recent decision by the Supreme Court in Ohio establishing that any slave brought into the state is automatically declared free.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Another Late and Important Discovery.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 31, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate (1842 - 18??)

The writer responds to criticism he received regarding his recent editorial on the discrepancies he's noticed between what abolitionists say and what they actually do with regard to helping African Americans.

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

Subtitle: Disunion of Florida.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - May 8, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer briefly comments on the idea currently before Congress of dividing Florida into two territories.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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