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Subtitle: Notes by the Way.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - August 25, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer describes some his experiences in several cities he visited during his speaking tour of New York and Connecticut.

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

Subtitle: Notes by the Way.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - December 16, 1853

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer briefly described his experience on a recent speaking tour.

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

Subtitle: Notes by the Way.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - July 14, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer relates his recent speaking tour. He finds that public sentiment is now changing and the idea of continuing slavery is now repugnant to most intelligent people in the country. Although he views the current Presidential Administration as being "pro-slavery," he believes that it is the strength of public sentiment that will succeed in ending slavery.

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

Subtitle: Notes by the Way.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - May 11, 1855

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer notes that in his travels through New York state on a speaking tour, he is finding many people who are unaware of the efforts being made to end slavery.

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

Subtitle: The Key-Notes.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - May 11, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides an overview of a war meeting held in Boston. J. Sella Martin who presided over the meeting said that those African Americans who aren't willing to volunteer to fight for freedom should move to Hayti and raise cotton.

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

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