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Subtitle: Local Preference, Leasing, &c.

Title: Provincial Freeman - February 2, 1856

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses ideas regarding leasing and farming land in the Canadian provinces.

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

Subtitle: Local Matters.

Title: Provincial Freeman - February 21, 1857

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer gives a brief overview of local news. She notes the similarities between the white and black members of the population as evidenced in the general squabbling of newspaper printers, a local political group, and local "electors."

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

Subtitle: Local Matters.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 26, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer compares the growth and improvements he sees in Detroit to the relatively slow economic development in Windsor. He questions why Windsor is not further along in its development.

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

Subtitle: Local Matters.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 1, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on the health and vigor of fugitive slaves recently crossing into Canada.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Local Matters.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 4, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides a brief overview of the economic and social conditions in the city of Windsor.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Local Matters.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - October 21, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that Windsor's economy is booming.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Political Matters.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - October 7, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief commentary on the upcoming U. S. presidential election.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Shall the Prayers of Petitioners Be Heard Upon Local Matters, When There is But One Voice Upon the Subject?

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - September 23, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on the recent debate in the city of Windsor on the proposed railroad line construction along the banks of the Detroit River.

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

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