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Subtitle: Revival of Slavery.

Title: Anglo-African - August 12, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer comments on an article published in a Nashville, Tennessee newspaper urging readers to vote for Governor Campbell and a return to the institution of slavery.

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

Subtitle: Creed of the "Journal of Commerce"

Title: Colored American - March 9, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on remarks made by David Hale, publisher of the Journal of Commerce, regarding those who assume positions of authority.

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

Subtitle: Revival of Religion.

Title: Colored American - November 18, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer responds to articles he's read in other journals expressing that there is currently a return to old style religion in the U.S. He emphasizes that as long as churches participate in slave-holding, justify slavery from the pulpit, and continue to pray for the slave as if he/she is less than human, true religion is not to be found in U.S. churches.

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

Subtitle: Commerce and Manufacture at the South.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - February 11, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

As the country moves from its agricultural roots to an economy built on manufacturing, the writer wonders who will the South find to run the factories? If the answer is "the slaves," then this will require the slaves to be better educated. If this is to take place, the current system of slavery must change dramatically.

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

Subtitle: The Revival of an Old Branch of Commerce.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 23, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer describes various ships that he believes are still participating in the slave trade. Although this practice is illegal, as long as there is money to be made, this will continue. He believes that if the transport of Africans to the U.S. for the purpose of slavery is officially declared piracy by the U.S. government, the laws will be better enforced, and the slave trade will end.

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

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