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Subtitle: Report Of Mr. Cramer, on Extending the Elective Franchise to the colored population.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - April 14, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a report written by politician John Cramer regarding extending the right to vote to African Americans.

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

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - April 14, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that he's discovered from a reliable source that two African American men are attempting to get people to add their names to a paper discrediting the Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate newspaper.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Temperance Progress.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - April 7, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer offers commentary on the current trend towards abstinence of drinking alcohol and aligning with the ideas of the Temperance movement among African Americans.

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

Subtitle: To the Public.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - December 8, 1842

Speaker or author: Myers, Stephen

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

The editor responds to his critics.

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

Subtitle: The Tocsin of Liberty and Rev. C. T. Torrey.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - December 8, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor addresses libelous comments published in the Tocsin of Liberty newspaper.

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

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - February 10, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer emphasizes the importance of education, but cautions his readers that self-education is not easy.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Condition of People of Color.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - February 10, 1842

Speaker or author: M.

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

The writer offers commentary on the current condition of African Americans. He notes an improvement in literacy, morality, and general well-being.

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

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - February 10, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer laments the lack of schools available to the children of the poor.

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

Subtitle: Temperance Meeting.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - February 10, 1842

Speaker or author: M.

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

The writer encourages his readers to attend a Temperance meeting to be held that evening.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - February 17, 1842

Speaker or author: B. (with remarks by M.)

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

Both writers offer commentary on the dangers of drinking intoxicating beverages. They urge their readers toward Temperance, abstinence, and morality.

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

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - February 3, 1842

Speaker or author: S.

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

The writer alerts his readers to the fact that even though the slave trade is now illegal, slaves continue to be transported from Africa to the U.S.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - February 3, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor thanks his readers for their continued support of this publication. He emphasizes how important newspapers such as this are to African Americans.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - January 2, 1843

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer urges his readers to sign a petition to eliminate slavery in New York state. He assures them that the newspaper will continue to do all it can to assist fugitive slaves traveling to Canada.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Education.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - January 2, 1843

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer stresses the importance of education for African Americans.

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

Subtitle: Northern Star & Freemen's Advocate. Albany, Thursday, March 10, 1842.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 10, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer addresses those he believes have set out to malign the newspaper with "insinuations" that the editor is pro-Colonization. He believes this is just another effort to discredit the newspaper.

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

Subtitle: Southern Consistency.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 10, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor shares with his readers incidents of injustice pertaining to oppresssive laws regarding African Americans in Alabama and Maryland.

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

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 10, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor responds to a letter from a reader and advertiser asking to be removed from participating in the newspaper's publication. The editor assumes this letter was inspired by his comments that slaveholders must make provisions for emancipated slaves.

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

Subtitle: Albany, Thursday, March 17, 1842.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 17, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer expresses his ideas that emancipation is eminent. History has provided an example of how to do this so that all concern benefit. In order to avoid a civil war, now is the time to prepare for emancipation of the slaves.

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

Subtitle: Decision of the Supreme Court.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 17, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a recent Supreme Court decision that threatens the freedom of the free African Americans living in New York. The law seems to deny protection to African Americans in situations where they can be sold into slavery.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Northern Star & Freemen's Advocate. Albany, Thursday, March 3, 1842.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 3, 1842

Speaker or author: M.

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

The writer notes the inconsistencies in what those who profess to be abolitionists do and say.

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

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