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Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Rowdyism by three Trustees.
Title: Provincial Freeman - April 8, 1857
Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893
Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)
The writer describes an angry event that erupted in a local church that caused services to end prematurely. The subject of slavery created a row which highlighted the current rift within the local community between Canadians of African descent and the newly arrived American fugitive slaves.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page