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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: 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: 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: Difficulties of Abolition.

Title: Colored American - May 27, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his appreciation for the work, sacrifice, and dedication of all abolitionists.

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: 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: Editorial Difficulties.

Title: Weekly Advocate - January 28, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

Brief explanation by the editor of the challenges and difficulties faced by the publishers of the Weekly Advocate newspaper. He promises that the paper will continue one way or another, and vows to work hard to make this happen.

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

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