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Subtitle: Notice the National Conventions.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 27, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer announces upcoming conventions that will be held within days of each other.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: To our Subscribers.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 3, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that unless they pay the money owed to the newspaper for their subscriptions and forward funds for the next edition, the newspaper will not be able to afford to continue publication.

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

Subtitle: First of August.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 16, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides information on activities planned for the annual First of August celebration. He includes brief notes on other meetings taking place that day.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Celebration on the First of August.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 2, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides details of an upcoming celebration for the August 1st anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British West Indies.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Notice to Subscribers.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - May 21, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor reminds subscribers that they must renew their subscriptions to keep receiving the newspaper.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Notice the National Conventions.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - September 10, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer alerts his readers to upcoming national conventions.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: To Our Friends and Subscribers.

Title: Weekly Advocate - January 21, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

The editor appealed to subscribers for financial backing to continue the newspaper publication. He emphasized the benefits of the newspaper to the African American community.

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

Subtitle: To Our Friends and Subscribers.

Title: Weekly Advocate - January 7, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

The editor expressed the benefits of a newspaper devoted to the education and enlightenment of people of color. He vowed to present a truthful and unbiased approach to the news of the day for his readers.

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

Subtitle: First of August Celebration.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - July 30, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers of upcoming events that are being offered to celebrate the August 1st anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. He reminds them too that August 24th is the birthdate of William Wilberforce and worthy of celebration as well.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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