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Subtitle: The Late Election.

Title: Colored American - November 20, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer offers commentary on the political changes brought about after the recent election.

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

Subtitle: The Elections.

Title: Colored American - November 7, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Although the voting is still in progress in New York, the editor provides the current status of the presidential election results across the country showing Martin Van Buren in the lead.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Likeness of the Late Rev. Peter Williams.

Title: Colored American - September 4, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer alerts his readers to the sale of a steel engraving of their late pastor that is now available.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The late Elections.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - December 1, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer gives brief comments on the results of the current election in a few states. He offers an overview of the way the election is proceeding at that point.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Another Late and Important Discovery.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 31, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate (1842 - 18??)

The writer responds to criticism he received regarding his recent editorial on the discrepancies he's noticed between what abolitionists say and what they actually do with regard to helping African Americans.

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

Subtitle: The Elections at the East.

Title: Pacific Appeal - November 15, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides a brief overview of the outcome of two recent political elections

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Late Philadelphia Libel Suit.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - May 19, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

Detailed account of a libel case brought about by Ellen Wells against William Still. Mr. Still was found guilty, fined $100 and sentenced to ten days in jail (a term later commuted to four days).

Description of file(s): three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)

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