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Subtitle: Signs of the Times.

Title: Colored American - August 29, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer discusses the upcoming political election. He encourages abolitionists to vote for those who are truly committed to the abolition of slavery.

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

Subtitle: The Signs of the Times No. 3. Continued from our last.

Title: Colored American - August 31, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer continues his commentary on a proposed resolution which states that African Americans will deny their vote to any candidate who does not support the immediate abolition of slavery.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Cause of Hard Times.

Title: Colored American - June 17, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his view that the desire for money is clouding the reason of society and causing unwise choices. He urges a focus on independence, industry, and frugality to counteract what he sees as a struggling economic environment based on greed.

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

Subtitle: The Signs of the Times No. 4. Continued from our last.

Title: Colored American - September 7, 1839

Speaker or author: Cornish, Samuel E. (Samuel Eli), 1795?-1858

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer continues his commentary on a proposed resolution which states that African Americans will deny their vote to any candidate who does not support the immediate abolition of slavery.

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

Subtitle: The Signs of the Times.

Title: Pacific Appeal - October 18, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on the current political situation in the country in the midst of the Civil War.

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

Subtitle: The London Times and The Black Man.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - February 18, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

Critique of the London Times newspaper and its treatment of the social issues stirring the U.S. The writer pays special attention to how the Times presents the issue of slavery.

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

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