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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: 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: Henry Graves and His Hand Cart.

Title: Colored American - May 30, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer discusses the recent legal suit involving an African American man who is fined for operating a push cart without a license. Yet because he is African American, the city refused to issue him a license.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, 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: The Letter of the Rev. Henry Highland Garnet.

Title: Impartial Citizen - June 27, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

Brief note regarding a comment made by Frederick Douglass about a letter written by Henry Highland Garnet.

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: Henry A. Wise.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - May 29, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on the educational promises of Congressman Henry A. Wise of Virginia.

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: Lucy Stone's Speech on Slavery.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - October 7, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief overview of a speech on slavery delivered at the local City Hall.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Speech and a Comment.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - February 1, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief review of a speech delivered by Charles Lenox Remond on the 29th anniversary of the Massacusetts Anti-Slavery Society. The speaker praised the work of the society and addressed issues of the day.

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

Subtitle: Mr. Seward's Speech.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 19, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a speech delivered by William H. Seward. The atmosphere in the country is unsettled as state after state secedes from the Union and everywhere is heard calls for war.

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

Subtitle: Chas. Sumner's Speech.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 16, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief overview of Charles Sumner's speech, with a comparison of this speech with one delivered by Cassius M. Clay.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Wise Silence -- Just Speech.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - May 4, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on the American Anti-Slavery Society's decision to postpone their annual meeting.

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

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