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Subtitle: The Editor's Address. The Black Republican.

Title: Black Republican - April 15, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Black Republican (1865)

The editor welcomes his readers to the first issue of the newspaper. He briefly explains the goals, benefits and mission of the paper.

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

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: Thursday, April 13, 1837. To the thoughtless part of our colored citizens.

Title: Colored American - April 15, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer apologizes for the crowd of protestors who gathered around and near the trial of fugitive slaves held earlier that week. He admonishes the protestors and askes them to cease such actions. But he also offers his contempt for the men who would hunt and capture those who they call "fugitives."

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

Subtitle: Why does the Editor remove to the Country?

Title: Colored American - April 19, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer urges his readers to move to the country and become farmers. He emphasizes the unhealthy atmosphere of city life and the restorative powers of nature. Owning land, tilling the soil, and raising a family in the country are all beneficial for everyone, he believes.

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

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: The Editor's Difficulties.

Title: Colored American - December 16, 1837

Speaker or author: Cornish, Samuel E.

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor asks his readers to help compensate him for his work at the newspaper. He asks that each subscriber send at least $5 each to help supplement his salary. He explains that as it is now, his salary is nowhere near what other editors are paid.

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

Subtitle: The Editor to his readers.

Title: Colored American - December 22, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

The editor gave a brief overview of the newspaper's status as it ended its second year in publication. He announced that James McCune Smith had been added to the editorial staff.

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 Impartial Citizen, Samuel R. Ward, Editor. Syracuse, Wednesday, June 27, 1849.

Title: Impartial Citizen - June 27, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The editor tells his readers how the newspaper got its start; and of its value and history. The newspaper has taken over the subscription lists of several other newspapers that didn't survive, but now needs more subscribers in order to continue its rate of publication.

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

Subtitle: Robert Campbell

Title: Martin Robison Delany

Speaker or author: Delany, Martin & Campbell, Robert, of the Niger Valley Exploring Party

Newspaper or publication: AD Draft -- Royal Geological Society Archives, London, England

-- Copyright Permission Pending -- Handwritten speech detailing the findings of a geographical expedition made by two explorers: Martin Delany and Robert Campbell. The text details the land mass, the villages, the people, the climate, and the general discoveries made of Western Africa. (This transcription includes the original editing marks made by the writers.)

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 1,610 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Northern Star & Freemen's Advocate. Albany, Thursday, March 10, 1842.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 10, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer addresses those he believes have set out to malign the newspaper with "insinuations" that the editor is pro-Colonization. He believes this is just another effort to discredit the newspaper.

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

Subtitle: Albany, Thursday, March 17, 1842.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 17, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer expresses his ideas that emancipation is eminent. History has provided an example of how to do this so that all concern benefit. In order to avoid a civil war, now is the time to prepare for emancipation of the slaves.

Description of file(s): three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)

Subtitle: Northern Star & Freemen's Advocate. Albany, Thursday, March 3, 1842.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 3, 1842

Speaker or author: M.

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

The writer notes the inconsistencies in what those who profess to be abolitionists do and say.

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

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: Deliquency of Some of Our Agents and Subscribers in the Interior.

Title: Pacific Appeal - March 19, 1864

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor reminds his subscribers once again to please make their subscription payments.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Editor being Judged.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - April 24, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to a dispute regarding a previous article published on the question of "free school."

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

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