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Subtitle: The Conversion of the World.

Title: Colored American - April 15, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his dismay at the goals of the British and American churches to convert the world to Christianity when in their own countries they condone un-Christian behavior.

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

Subtitle: The World's Convention.

Title: Colored American - August 8, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on a recent anti-slavery convention that welcomed representatives from almost every recognized country. The writer was surprised by how women were received as delegates without deference placed on gender.

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

Subtitle: The Population of the World -- Races.

Title: Provincial Freeman - July 4, 1857

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses the irony of the idea that a white minority of the world's population has enslaved most of the black majority. He adds that those who purport to be Christian have offered the world all the sinful distractions that he notices around him.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The World's End.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - September 24, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer briefly mentions stars that seem to have disappeared in the past two or three centuries. One star in the northern hemisphere was bright enough to be seen during the day.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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